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Find more Clifton 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 612 more people named Clifton 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 12,479 people named Clifton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Clifton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13,091 people named Clifton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,838 adults were unmarried
  • 4,505 were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 8% were first-generation Americans