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Find more Peavey 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 207 less people named Peavey 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 1,218 people named Peavey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Peavey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,011 people named Peavey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 966 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 510 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 9% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 210 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 132 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Danish