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Find more Hornell 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 76 more people named Hornell 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 153 people named Hornell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 50% more people named Hornell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 229 people named Hornell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,150
  • 25% were children
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 36 adults were unmarried

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

  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 28 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish