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Find more Brod 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 82 more people named Brod 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 664 people named Brod in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Brod in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 746 people named Brod were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 122 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $1,271
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 79 women had paying jobs

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

  • 149 were born in foreign countries
  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • 249 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940