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Find more Pappa 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 98 less people named Pappa 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 492 people named Pappa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Pappa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 394 people named Pappa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 245 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940