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Find more Reels 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 22 more people named Reels 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 156 people named Reels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Reels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 178 people named Reels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 36 hours a week
  • 168 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 62 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 7% were first-generation Americans