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Find more Gooney 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 111 more people named Gooney 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 44 people named Gooney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 252% more people named Gooney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 155 people named Gooney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17 women had paying jobs
  • For 75 females, Catherine was the most common name
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 2 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 3 were first-generation Americans
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • 9 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940