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Find more Porper 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 168 more people named Porper 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 46 people named Porper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 365% more people named Porper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 214 people named Porper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,271
  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • 32% were children
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 46% were born in foreign countries
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Italy
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada