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Find more Melody 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 5 less people named Melody 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 615 people named Melody in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Melody in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 610 people named Melody were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 312 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 25% were children
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland