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Find more Claffey 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 64 more people named Claffey 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 622 people named Claffey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Claffey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 686 people named Claffey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 652 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 82 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,060

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

  • 69 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut
  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana