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Find more Meskel 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 11 more people named Meskel 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 54 people named Meskel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Meskel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 65 people named Meskel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,056
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was farming
  • 28% were children

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

  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • The most common mother tongue was German