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Find more Donnell 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 312 more people named Donnell 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 3,545 people named Donnell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Donnell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,857 people named Donnell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • 52%, or 538 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 139 were born in foreign countries