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Find more Pitre 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 243 more people named Pitre 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 1,545 people named Pitre in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Pitre in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,788 people named Pitre were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 156 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,481
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 1,766 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 45 were born in foreign countries
  • 63 were first-generation Americans
  • 222 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Canada French