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Find more Janell 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 441 more people named Janell 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 233 people named Janell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 189% more people named Janell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 674 people named Janell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 43 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was coal loader
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • 8 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was Native