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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 1,689 people named Prevost in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Prevost in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,636 people named Prevost were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 846 females, Marie was the most common name
  • 9% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86

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

  • 245 were born in foreign countries
  • 454 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana