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Find more Ganzel 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 36 more people named Ganzel 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 154 people named Ganzel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Ganzel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 190 people named Ganzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 53%, or 25 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 39 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 21 were born in foreign countries