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Find more Matley 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 575 more people named Matley 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 821 people named Matley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 70% more people named Matley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,396 people named Matley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 34% were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 402 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Arkansas
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 79 were first-generation Americans