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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 1,906 people named Harrel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Harrel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,503 people named Harrel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 755 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 5% were disabled
  • 32% were children
  • 134 women had paying jobs

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

  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 329 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940