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Find more Hayward 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 646 less people named Hayward 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 8,183 people named Hayward in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Hayward in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,537 people named Hayward were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,165 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 51%, or 1,063 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 685 were born in foreign countries