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Find more Pristas 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 45 more people named Pristas 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 139 people named Pristas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Pristas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 184 people named Pristas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • For 84 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 4% were disabled
  • The average annual income was $758

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 58% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 29% were born in foreign countries