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Find more Foy 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 330 less people named Foy 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 6,404 people named Foy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Foy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,074 people named Foy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • 255 were disabled
  • 6% were disabled
  • 1,162 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 814 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania