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Find more Elling 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 158 more people named Elling 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 632 people named Elling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Elling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 790 people named Elling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • For 374 females, Anna was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 240 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois