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Find more Schul 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 35 less people named Schul 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 464 people named Schul in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Schul in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 429 people named Schul were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 224 females, Lillian was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 84 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 34% were first-generation Americans