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Find more Scalf 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 188 more people named Scalf 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 1,063 people named Scalf in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Scalf in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,251 people named Scalf were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 116 adults were unmarried
  • For 625 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 5 reported their race as other than white
  • 1,228 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 241 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940