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Find more Clapper 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 102 less people named Clapper 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 2,860 people named Clapper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Clapper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,758 people named Clapper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 822 were children
  • 47%, or 345 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 79 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940