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Find more Neal 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 1,341 more people named Neal 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 40,965 people named Neal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Neal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 42,306 people named Neal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 5% were disabled
  • 14,414 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 8,868 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • They most commonly lived in Texas