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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 374 people named Grenfell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Grenfell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 391 people named Grenfell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 197 females, Ethel was the most common name
  • 56 adults were unmarried
  • 27% were children
  • 53%, or 63 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Oregon
  • Most mothers originated from Oregon
  • 65 were born in foreign countries