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Find more Payme 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 175 more people named Payme 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 66 people named Payme in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 265% more people named Payme in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 241 people named Payme were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 122 females, Edna was the most common name
  • 61%, or 30 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 35 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York