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Find more Prout 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 160 less people named Prout 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 1,458 people named Prout in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Prout in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,298 people named Prout were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 125 women had paying jobs
  • 221 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • Most fathers originated from Ireland
  • 26% were first-generation Americans