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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 879 people named Tappan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Tappan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 734 people named Tappan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 39 were disabled
  • For 385 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 117 were first-generation Americans