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Find more Cable 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 635 less people named Cable 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 5,924 people named Cable in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Cable in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,289 people named Cable were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 203 were disabled
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 534 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 9% were first-generation Americans