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Find more Bruce 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 898 more people named Bruce 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 27,838 people named Bruce in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Bruce in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 28,736 people named Bruce were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 101
  • 8,958 were children
  • The average annual income was $978
  • 3,048 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,990

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,747 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,868 were born in foreign countries