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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 65 people named Prist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 242% more people named Prist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 222 people named Prist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 111 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • 17 women had paying jobs
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 15 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian