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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 93 people named Diestel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Diestel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 140 people named Diestel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 70 females, Marie was the most common name
  • 54%, or 20 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 13% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940