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Find more Farr 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 617 less people named Farr 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 10,899 people named Farr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Farr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,282 people named Farr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,429
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 52%, or 1,357 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,551 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,876 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • 537 were born in foreign countries