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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 4,699 people named Mello in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Mello in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,641 people named Mello were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 168 were disabled
  • 874 adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Rhode Island
  • 56% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Azores
  • Most mothers originated from Azores