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Find more Nancy 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 517 more people named Nancy 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 172 people named Nancy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 301% more people named Nancy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 689 people named Nancy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 387 females, Nancy was the most common name
  • 29% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $814
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 101 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940