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Find more Chay 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 180 more people named Chay 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 71 people named Chay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 254% more people named Chay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 251 people named Chay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 73 were children
  • 29% were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Korean
  • 33 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940