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Find more Callais 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 117 more people named Callais 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 191 people named Callais in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% more people named Callais in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 308 people named Callais were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was fisherman
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 35 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,021

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • Most immigrants originated from France
  • 12 were born in foreign countries