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Find more Harfer 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 903 more people named Harfer 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 55 people named Harfer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1642% more people named Harfer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 958 people named Harfer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 909 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 309 were children
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 489 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • 208 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • 3 were first-generation Americans