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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 160 people named Emel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Emel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 202 people named Emel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $620
  • 4 reported their race as other than white
  • For 87 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 30 were first-generation Americans
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania