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Find more Claeys 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 182 more people named Claeys 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 385 people named Claeys in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Claeys in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 567 people named Claeys were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 99 adults were unmarried
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,656
  • The average annual income was $1,005

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • Most fathers originated from Belgium
  • 40% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois