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Find more Foley 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 41 more people named Foley 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 31,362 people named Foley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Foley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31,403 people named Foley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • For 15,992 females, Catherine was the most common name
  • 28% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10,891 were first-generation Americans
  • 4,204 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Massachusetts
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940