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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 110 less
named Degroff in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 597 people named Degroff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 487 people
named Degroff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
50%, or 61 people, lived in homes they rented
22 were disabled
28% were children
17% of women had paying jobs
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As Degroff families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
17 were born in foreign countries
The most common mother tongue was German
Most mothers originated from Ohio
15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940