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Find more Mae 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 1,825 more people named Mae 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 450 people named Mae in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 406% more people named Mae in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,275 people named Mae were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 239 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • 673 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 70 were born in foreign countries