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Find more Pagel 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 130 more people named Pagel 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 2,652 people named Pagel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Pagel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,782 people named Pagel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 2,718 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 1,372 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 42%, or 292 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,130 were first-generation Americans
  • 501 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 334 were born in foreign countries