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Find more Slay 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 132 more people named Slay 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 1,788 people named Slay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Slay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,920 people named Slay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 656 were children
  • 34% were children
  • 373 reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $920

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 105 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries