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Find more Nelan 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 295 more people named Nelan 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 201 people named Nelan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 147% more people named Nelan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 496 people named Nelan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39 reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $989
  • 55%, or 71 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 58 were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • 64 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940