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Find more Brochu 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 105 less people named Brochu 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 487 people named Brochu in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Brochu in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 382 people named Brochu were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 366 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 148 were children
  • On average men worked 39 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $843

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 37% were born in foreign countries