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Find more Shirreff 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 6 less people named Shirreff 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 20 people named Shirreff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% less people named Shirreff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14 people named Shirreff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was scholar
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,250

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

  • 50% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 5 were first-generation Americans