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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 61 people named Phieffer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 85% more people named Phieffer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 113 people named Phieffer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 53 females, Julia was the most common name
  • 13 women had paying jobs
  • 7% were disabled
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois