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Find more Cranford 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 1,099 more people named Cranford 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 3,652 people named Cranford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Cranford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,751 people named Cranford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 2,344 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 1,575 were children
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940