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Find more Pitts 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 1,780 more people named Pitts 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 22,672 people named Pitts in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Pitts in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24,452 people named Pitts were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 8,465 were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 930 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia