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Find more Petho 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 33 more people named Petho 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 92 people named Petho in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% more people named Petho in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Petho were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,769

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

  • 56 were first-generation Americans
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 29 were born in foreign countries