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Find more Penrose 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 133 less people named Penrose 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 1,554 people named Penrose in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Penrose in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,421 people named Penrose were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 686 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 61 were disabled

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 211 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from England
  • Most fathers originated from England