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Find more Canaway 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 321 more people named Canaway 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 54 people named Canaway in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 594% more people named Canaway in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 375 people named Canaway were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52 adults were unmarried
  • 31 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,410
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 60%, or 50 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 84 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940