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Find more Peat 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 16 less people named Peat 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 616 people named Peat in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Peat in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 600 people named Peat were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 27% were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 163 were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee