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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 149 people named Jeffer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 143% more people named Jeffer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 362 people named Jeffer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • For 174 females, Alice was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • 58%, or 51 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 54 were first-generation Americans
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • 34 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York