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Find more Brees relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 78 more people named Brees in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 428 people named Brees in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Brees in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 506 people named Brees were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • Most common occupation was housekeeper
  • 32 women had paying jobs

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As Brees families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 59 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940