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Find more Gaffen 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 38 more people named Gaffen 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 70 people named Gaffen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% more people named Gaffen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 108 people named Gaffen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $948
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 44% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 28 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940