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Find more Bagwell 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 98 more people named Bagwell 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 4,678 people named Bagwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Bagwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,776 people named Bagwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 652 adults were unmarried
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • For 2,364 females, Betty was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,038 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina