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Find more Potvin 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 43 less people named Potvin 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 1,053 people named Potvin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Potvin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,010 people named Potvin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 32% were children
  • 56%, or 131 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Engish Amp; French
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most mothers originated from Canada English
  • 242 were born in foreign countries