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Find more Perch 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 42 more people named Perch 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 239 people named Perch in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Perch in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 281 people named Perch were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,768
  • For 141 females, Elizabeth was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from Turkey
  • 25 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 87 were born in foreign countries
  • 41% were first-generation Americans