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Find more Layd 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 518 more people named Layd 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 18 people named Layd in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2878% more people named Layd in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 536 people named Layd were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 71 adults were unmarried
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were first-generation Americans