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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 628 people named Chernoff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Chernoff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 712 people named Chernoff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,154
  • For 357 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • 54% were born in foreign countries
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania