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Find more Stiff 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 79 less people named Stiff 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 1,330 people named Stiff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Stiff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The average annual income was $985
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • The most common mother tongue was Bulgarian