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Find more Grays 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 296 more people named Grays 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 624 people named Grays in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Grays in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 920 people named Grays were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,332
  • For 483 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 73%, or 155 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama