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Find more Ruffman 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 81 more people named Ruffman 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 64 people named Ruffman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 127% more people named Ruffman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 145 people named Ruffman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 142 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,006
  • 32% were children
  • For 68 females, Fannie was the most common name

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

  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 47% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 30 were born in foreign countries