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Find more Pelgrim 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 294 more people named Pelgrim 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 32 people named Pelgrim in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 919% more people named Pelgrim in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 326 people named Pelgrim were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 28 women had paying jobs
  • For 153 females, Martha was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 28% were first-generation Americans