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Find more Davey 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 411 less people named Davey 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 4,792 people named Davey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Davey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,381 people named Davey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 540 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,012
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,012

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 797 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 17% were born in foreign countries