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Find more Cardwell 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 582 more people named Cardwell 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 5,450 people named Cardwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Cardwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,032 people named Cardwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,905
  • 810 adults were unmarried
  • 33% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 1,266 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940