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Find more Peal 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 321 more people named Peal 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 971 people named Peal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 33% more people named Peal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,292 people named Peal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 641 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 53%, or 169 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 400 were children
  • 137 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,203

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 60 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940