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Find more Snavely 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 281 less people named Snavely 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 2,136 people named Snavely in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Snavely in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,855 people named Snavely were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,262
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • For 931 females, Helen was the most common name
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 304 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany