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Find more Safford 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 336 less people named Safford 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 2,274 people named Safford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Safford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,938 people named Safford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 25% were children
  • For 1,022 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 48%, or 265 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Assyrian
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 64 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940