Find more Brooks 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 5,081 more people named Brooks in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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 114,060 people named Brooks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Brooks in the United States. What was life like for them?
In 1940, 119,141 people named Brooks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
As Brooks families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map: