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Find more Preble 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 150 less people named Preble 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 1,354 people named Preble in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Preble in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,204 people named Preble were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8% were disabled
  • 45%, or 156 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 1,161 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 45 were born in foreign countries
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 214 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940