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Find more Friel 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 303 less people named Friel 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 2,618 people named Friel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Friel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,315 people named Friel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 277 women had paying jobs
  • For 1,170 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 2,207 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Irish Free State