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Find more Brinkman 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 421 less people named Brinkman 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 5,817 people named Brinkman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Brinkman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,396 people named Brinkman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 741 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,284
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 563 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish