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Find more Penna 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 208 more people named Penna 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 898 people named Penna in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Penna in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,106 people named Penna were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41 were disabled
  • 247 adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was operator

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • Most mothers originated from Mexico
  • 93 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York