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Find more Woodroof 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 43 less people named Woodroof 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 233 people named Woodroof in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Woodroof in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 190 people named Woodroof were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24 adults were unmarried
  • For 88 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 35%, or 17 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 14 were first-generation Americans