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Find more Payte 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 50 more people named Payte 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 78 people named Payte in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 64% more people named Payte in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 128 people named Payte were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year
  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 55% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 17 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from France
  • 9 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries