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Find more Peirce 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 462 less people named Peirce 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 3,034 people named Peirce in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Peirce in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,572 people named Peirce were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 358 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6% were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $1,156

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 125 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 4% were born in foreign countries