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Find more Abbey 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 104 more people named Abbey 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 2,692 people named Abbey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Abbey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,796 people named Abbey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,128
  • 4% reported their race as other than white
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 50%, or 371 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 462 were first-generation Americans
  • 578 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 151 were born in foreign countries