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Find more Prentice 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 386 less people named Prentice 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 4,084 people named Prentice in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Prentice in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,698 people named Prentice were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,969
  • 52%, or 514 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 673 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 336 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Irish