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Find more Cowdrey 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 55 less people named Cowdrey 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 639 people named Cowdrey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Cowdrey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 584 people named Cowdrey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 134 were children
  • For 282 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 561 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 118 were first-generation Americans