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Find more Willy 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 65 more people named Willy 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 887 people named Willy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Willy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 952 people named Willy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 107 reported their race as other than white
  • 166 adults were unmarried
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 109 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,729

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 79 were born in foreign countries