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Find more Ratliff 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 169 less people named Ratliff 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 10,721 people named Ratliff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Ratliff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,552 people named Ratliff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 916 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,146
  • For 5,203 females, Betty was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 102
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 332 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • The most common mother tongue was German