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Find more Petrill 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 45 more people named Petrill 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 44 people named Petrill in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 102% more people named Petrill in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 89 people named Petrill were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 55% were female, the most common name for males was Frank
  • For 49 females, Nellie was the most common name
  • 42% were children
  • 3% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Italy
  • The most common mother tongue was Croatian
  • 10 were born in foreign countries