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Find more Sofford 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 212 more people named Sofford 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 36 people named Sofford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 589% more people named Sofford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 248 people named Sofford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 12 were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 132 females, Ruth was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from Vermont
  • Most mothers originated from Vermont
  • 5 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia