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Find more Bedell 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 351 less people named Bedell 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 4,148 people named Bedell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Bedell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,797 people named Bedell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 3,638 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 556 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940