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Find more Pouell 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 311 more people named Pouell 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 40 people named Pouell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 778% more people named Pouell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 351 people named Pouell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 338 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 180 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 86 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania