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Find more Gambell 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 171 more people named Gambell 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 551 people named Gambell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Gambell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 722 people named Gambell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,860
  • 37% were children
  • 264 were children
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 7% were first-generation Americans