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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 585 people named Surprenant in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Surprenant in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 645 people named Surprenant were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 33% were children
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada