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Find more Meline 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 175 more people named Meline 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 343 people named Meline in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Meline in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 518 people named Meline were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,734
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 28% were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 89 were born in foreign countries
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 26% were born in foreign countries