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Find more Cables 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 12 more people named Cables 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 262 people named Cables in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Cables in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 274 people named Cables were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 144 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 11 were disabled

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

  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Connecticut
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • Most fathers originated from Connecticut