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Find more Lavay 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 21 more people named Lavay 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 7 people named Lavay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 300% more people named Lavay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 28 people named Lavay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 46% of adults were unmarried
  • 4% were disabled
  • 1 reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Dakota
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most immigrants originated from France
  • 2 were first-generation Americans