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Find more Busby 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 807 less people named Busby 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 7,176 people named Busby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Busby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,369 people named Busby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • For 3,172 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,559

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 182 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 3% were born in foreign countries