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Find more Ella 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 215 more people named Ella 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 233 people named Ella in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 92% more people named Ella in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 448 people named Ella were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 62% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 17% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,964

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 49 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 10% were born in foreign countries