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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 115 people named Gavis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 262% more people named Gavis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 416 people named Gavis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17 were disabled
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 31% were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Maryland
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy