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Find more Pering 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 87 more people named Pering 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 55 people named Pering in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 158% more people named Pering in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Pering were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,488
  • 17 adults were unmarried
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • The most common mother tongue was German