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Find more Peifer 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 14 less people named Peifer 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 949 people named Peifer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Peifer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 935 people named Peifer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 897 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 143 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 160 were first-generation Americans