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Find more Pancake 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 18 less people named Pancake 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 587 people named Pancake in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Pancake in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 569 people named Pancake were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 554 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $848
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,649
  • 9% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 104 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 5% were first-generation Americans