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Find more Purpi 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 6 more people named Purpi 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 31 people named Purpi in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Purpi in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 37 people named Purpi were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10 were children
  • 6 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was longshoreman
  • 7 adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 52% were born in foreign countries