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Find more Ivy 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 357 less people named Ivy 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 5,963 people named Ivy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Ivy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,606 people named Ivy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $675
  • 658 adults were unmarried
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,026

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • The most common mother tongue was French