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Find more Roy 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 2,811 more people named Roy 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 22,420 people named Roy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Roy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25,231 people named Roy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24,204 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 33% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,804 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Canada French