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Find more Griffes 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 125 more people named Griffes 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 96 people named Griffes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 130% more people named Griffes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 221 people named Griffes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • For 108 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,336

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Wales
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • 27% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940