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Find more Barrell 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 343 more people named Barrell 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 631 people named Barrell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% more people named Barrell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 974 people named Barrell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 7% were disabled
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 98 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Panndgloania Dutch
  • 160 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940