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Find more Penrod 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 107 more people named Penrod 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 3,047 people named Penrod in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Penrod in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,154 people named Penrod were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 51%, or 395 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 3,061 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 226 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 24 was born in foreign country
  • 653 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940