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Find more Cheyney 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 56 less people named Cheyney 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 375 people named Cheyney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Cheyney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 319 people named Cheyney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 165 females, Viola was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss
  • 30 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 8% were first-generation Americans