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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 676 people named Perkin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Perkin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 939 people named Perkin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 467 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 6% were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 101 were first-generation Americans