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Find more Perret 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 45 more people named Perret 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 505 people named Perret in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Perret in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 550 people named Perret were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 540 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,639
  • 187 were children

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

  • 47 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 122 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana