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Find more Canway 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 502 more people named Canway 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 26 people named Canway in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1931% more people named Canway in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 528 people named Canway were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 155 were children
  • 501 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Northern Ireland
  • 1 were born in foreign countries