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Find more Janney 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 108 more people named Janney 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 1,165 people named Janney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Janney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,273 people named Janney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 152 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,412
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • For 644 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • 25 were born in foreign countries
  • 231 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 85 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were first-generation Americans