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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 4,220 people named Pauley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Pauley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,504 people named Pauley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,391 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,678 were children
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 857 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania German