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Find more Shaff 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 49 more people named Shaff 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 667 people named Shaff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Shaff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 716 people named Shaff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 222 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 170 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia