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Find more Proby 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 33 more people named Proby 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 176 people named Proby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Proby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 209 people named Proby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 90 were children
  • For 98 females, Viola was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 81
  • 138 reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were first-generation Americans