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Find more Bey 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 599 more people named Bey 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 1,095 people named Bey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% more people named Bey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,694 people named Bey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 121 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,413
  • 156 women had paying jobs
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 536 were children

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

  • 149 were born in foreign countries
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio