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Find more Medley 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 333 more people named Medley 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 5,406 people named Medley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Medley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,739 people named Medley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • 446 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 341 were first-generation Americans
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940