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Find more Sheil 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 48 more people named Sheil 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 313 people named Sheil in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Sheil in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 361 people named Sheil were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 10 were disabled
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,484

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland