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Find more Petre 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 109 more people named Petre 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 1,019 people named Petre in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Petre in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,128 people named Petre were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44%, or 117 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 141 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,523
  • 1,091 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 71 women had paying jobs

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

  • 114 were born in foreign countries
  • 157 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were born in foreign countries