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Find more Giffen 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 79 more people named Giffen 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 753 people named Giffen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Giffen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 832 people named Giffen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,217
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 136 adults were unmarried

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri