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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 292 people named Ruffian in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% less people named Ruffian in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 181 people named Ruffian were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 84 females, Pearl was the most common name
  • 12 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • 38 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940