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Find more Coffin 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 665 less people named Coffin 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 6,083 people named Coffin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Coffin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,418 people named Coffin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 752 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,021
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 2,785 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 2% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 327 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 851 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940