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Find more Silly 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 182 more people named Silly 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 27 people named Silly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 674% more people named Silly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 209 people named Silly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • For 106 females, Martha was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Austria
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from New York