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Find more Guernsey 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 169 less people named Guernsey 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 1,442 people named Guernsey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Guernsey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,273 people named Guernsey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 230 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1,227 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 614 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 233 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% were first-generation Americans