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Find more Pirkins 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 63 less people named Pirkins 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 201 people named Pirkins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% less people named Pirkins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 138 people named Pirkins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 9 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was housekeeper
  • 18% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 25 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada