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Find more Silvey 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 94 more people named Silvey 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 1,998 people named Silvey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Silvey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,092 people named Silvey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 2,029 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia