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Find more Royston 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 28 more people named Royston 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 1,354 people named Royston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Royston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,382 people named Royston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 14% reported their race as other than white
  • 1,316 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 123 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 110 were first-generation Americans
  • 351 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia