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Find more Mentel 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 70 less people named Mentel 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 327 people named Mentel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Mentel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 257 people named Mentel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • 40%, or 29 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 126 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • 120 were first-generation Americans
  • 38 were born in foreign countries
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German