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Find more Anvil 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 137 less people named Anvil 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 193 people named Anvil in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 71% less people named Anvil in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 56 people named Anvil were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 28 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 35 hours a week
  • 5 adults were unmarried

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

  • 2 was born in foreign country
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from British West Indies
  • 3% were first-generation Americans