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Find more Prion 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 189 more people named Prion 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 64 people named Prion in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 295% more people named Prion in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 253 people named Prion were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 23% of women had paying jobs
  • 48%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 10% were disabled

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 53 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio