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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 151 people named Arft in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Arft in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 161 people named Arft were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Edwin
  • Most common occupation was butcher
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin