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Find more Propst 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 256 more people named Propst 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 2,317 people named Propst in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Propst in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,573 people named Propst were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 219 women had paying jobs
  • 56% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,218
  • For 1,298 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Ines