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Find more Defer 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 71 more people named Defer 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 150 people named Defer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Defer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 221 people named Defer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $767
  • 29% were children
  • They typically took 15 weeks of vacation a year
  • 59%, or 33 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 8 were born in foreign countries