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Find more Stafford 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 1,558 less people named Stafford 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 23,371 people named Stafford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Stafford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 21,813 people named Stafford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,847 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2,553 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2,679 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 4% were born in foreign countries