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Find more Cavalier 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 138 more people named Cavalier 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 905 people named Cavalier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Cavalier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,043 people named Cavalier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,016 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 8% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 118 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 362 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was French