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Find more Prayor 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 43 more people named Prayor 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 34 people named Prayor in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 126% more people named Prayor in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 77 people named Prayor were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8% of women had paying jobs
  • 8% were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 36% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from British Guiana
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were first-generation Americans