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Find more Groff 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 710 more people named Groff 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 5,957 people named Groff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Groff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,667 people named Groff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 863 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,794

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 1,120 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 855 were first-generation Americans
  • 273 were born in foreign countries