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Find more Longyear 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 47 less people named Longyear 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 263 people named Longyear in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Longyear in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 216 people named Longyear were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 14 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 26% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from New York