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Find more Greifer 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 8 more people named Greifer 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 62 people named Greifer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Greifer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 70 people named Greifer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 was disabled
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 59% were female, the most common name for males was Harry
  • 1 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,000

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 26 were first-generation Americans
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 29 were born in foreign countries