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Find more Ives 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 1,034 less people named Ives 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 5,016 people named Ives in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Ives in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,982 people named Ives were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,186
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 46%, or 501 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Connecticut
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 232 were born in foreign countries