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Find more Peny 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 1,033 more people named Peny 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 120 people named Peny in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 861% more people named Peny in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,153 people named Peny were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The average annual income was $832
  • 27% reported their race as other than white
  • For 575 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 20 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% were first-generation Americans