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Find more Pierse 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 849 more people named Pierse 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 248 people named Pierse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 342% more people named Pierse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,097 people named Pierse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 333 were children
  • For 545 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 167 adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • 14 were born in foreign countries