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Find more Pilgren 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 52 more people named Pilgren 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 35 people named Pilgren in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 149% more people named Pilgren in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 87 people named Pilgren were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,445
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 16% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 14 were first-generation Americans