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Find more Galvin 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 682 less people named Galvin 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 7,215 people named Galvin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Galvin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,533 people named Galvin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 772 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Irish Free State
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois