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Find more Grayer 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 123 more people named Grayer 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 340 people named Grayer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% more people named Grayer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 463 people named Grayer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,173
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 34% were children
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 77 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940