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Find more Neel 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 344 more people named Neel 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 3,736 people named Neel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Neel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,080 people named Neel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 327 women had paying jobs
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 618 adults were unmarried

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 247 were first-generation Americans
  • 808 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia