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Find more Pedell 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 30 more people named Pedell 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 23 people named Pedell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 130% more people named Pedell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 53 people named Pedell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpet cleaner
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Alden
  • 21% were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada English
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish