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Find more Ertel 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 39 less people named Ertel 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 1,193 people named Ertel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Ertel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,154 people named Ertel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 302 were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 46%, or 138 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 137 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940