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Find more Chaney 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 538 more people named Chaney 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 13,596 people named Chaney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Chaney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14,134 people named Chaney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,321 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,339
  • 1,943 adults were unmarried
  • 2,179 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 205 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940