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Find more Overley 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 325 more people named Overley 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 514 people named Overley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Overley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 839 people named Overley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44 reported their race as other than white
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,428
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 417 females, Ella was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 52 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 10% were first-generation Americans