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Find more Prescott 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 197 less people named Prescott 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 8,332 people named Prescott in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Prescott in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,135 people named Prescott were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 1,280 adults were unmarried
  • 30% were children
  • For 4,111 females, Dorothy was the most common name

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

  • 1,480 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940