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Find more Smithly 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 25 more people named Smithly 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 9 people named Smithly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 278% more people named Smithly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 34 people named Smithly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 was disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 71%, or 5 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • 2 were born in foreign countries