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Find more Preedy 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 4 less people named Preedy 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 49 people named Preedy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Preedy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 45 people named Preedy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 40% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 36% were children
  • 62%, or 8 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 14% were born in foreign countries