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Find more Fly 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 122 more people named Fly 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 1,536 people named Fly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Fly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,658 people named Fly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 495 were children
  • 30% were children
  • 49 were disabled
  • For 846 females, Elizabeth was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • The most common mother tongue was Ute
  • 6% were first-generation Americans