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Find more Shanley 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 130 less people named Shanley 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 2,585 people named Shanley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Shanley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,455 people named Shanley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 612 adults were unmarried
  • 58%, or 375 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • Most mothers originated from Eire
  • 329 were born in foreign countries
  • 276 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940