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Find more Pistel 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 9 less people named Pistel 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 63 people named Pistel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Pistel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 54 people named Pistel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 37% of adults were unmarried
  • 2 women had paying jobs

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

  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 26 were first-generation Americans