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Find more Gaither 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 60 less people named Gaither 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 4,212 people named Gaither in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Gaither in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,152 people named Gaither were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,524
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 171 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina