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Find more Lovejoy 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 912 less people named Lovejoy 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 4,674 people named Lovejoy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Lovejoy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,762 people named Lovejoy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 341 women had paying jobs
  • 1,024 were children
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada