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Find more Bristow 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 657 less people named Bristow 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 3,616 people named Bristow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Bristow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,959 people named Bristow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $994
  • 2,855 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 283 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 574 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England