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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 1,500 people named Tafoya in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Tafoya in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,754 people named Tafoya were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 859 females, Emma was the most common name
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 16 weeks of vacation a year
  • 45%, or 154 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 152 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 71 were born in foreign countries