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Find more Goff 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 606 less people named Goff 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 16,221 people named Goff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Goff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15,615 people named Goff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 7,692 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 1,212 women had paying jobs
  • 961 reported their race as other than white
  • 5,175 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,497 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky