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Find more Smale 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 45 more people named Smale 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 756 people named Smale in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Smale in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 801 people named Smale were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 50%, or 104 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch
  • 160 were born in foreign countries
  • 130 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 24% were first-generation Americans