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Find more Mistretta 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 214 more people named Mistretta 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 802 people named Mistretta in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Mistretta in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,016 people named Mistretta were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 were disabled
  • For 484 females, Mary was the most common name
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 56% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 66 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940