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Find more Guay 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 349 more people named Guay 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 1,163 people named Guay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Guay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,512 people named Guay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $887
  • 33% were children
  • 159 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,865
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • 31% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Canada
  • 359 were born in foreign countries
  • 46% were first-generation Americans