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Find more Brodie 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 173 less people named Brodie 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 3,400 people named Brodie in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Brodie in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,227 people named Brodie were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 473 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 352 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,003
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 664 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most fathers originated from Scotland
  • 26% were first-generation Americans