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Find more Ackels 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 22 more people named Ackels 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 76 people named Ackels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Ackels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 98 people named Ackels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,578
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Jerome
  • 18% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940