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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 515 people named Raffel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Raffel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 500 people named Raffel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 56 women had paying jobs
  • 59 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,069
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 149 were born in foreign countries
  • 228 were first-generation Americans