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Find more Lafferty 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 433 less people named Lafferty 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 5,161 people named Lafferty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Lafferty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,728 people named Lafferty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,514 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,472
  • 1,381 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 19% were first-generation Americans