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Find more Petito 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 28 more people named Petito 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 407 people named Petito in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Petito in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 435 people named Petito were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 197 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 4% were disabled
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph

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

  • 61% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • 22 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940