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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 111 people named Jaffer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 206% more people named Jaffer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 340 people named Jaffer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 70%, or 57 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 333 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 57 adults were unmarried
  • 20 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,938

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

  • 39 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most mothers originated from England
  • 49% were first-generation Americans