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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 501 people named Goodfriend in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Goodfriend in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 511 people named Goodfriend were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 10 were disabled
  • 498 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 235 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most immigrants originated from Hungary