Find more Gay 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 1,340 more people named Gay in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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 17,940 people named Gay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Gay in the United States. What was life like for them?
In 1940, 19,280 people named Gay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
As Gay families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map: