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Find more Perry 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 4,001 more people named Perry 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 107,454 people named Perry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Perry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 111,455 people named Perry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10,627 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,885
  • 106,582 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7,271 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia