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Find more Joyce 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 941 less people named Joyce 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 20,123 people named Joyce in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Joyce in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19,182 people named Joyce were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,957 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,817
  • For 9,862 females, Catherine was the most common name
  • 32% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,988 were born in foreign countries
  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland