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Find more Pessin 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 77 more people named Pessin 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 161 people named Pessin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Pessin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 238 people named Pessin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Morris
  • The average annual income was $1,108

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 87 were first-generation Americans
  • 54% were first-generation Americans
  • 43% were born in foreign countries