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Find more Hoy 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 568 less people named Hoy 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 5,191 people named Hoy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Hoy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,623 people named Hoy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 321 reported their race as other than white
  • 336 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 2,209 females, Ruth was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from China
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • 963 were first-generation Americans