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Find more Griffer 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 812 more people named Griffer 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 39 people named Griffer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2082% more people named Griffer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 851 people named Griffer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 191 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 29% were children
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,191

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 11 were first-generation Americans