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Find more Smell 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 461 more people named Smell 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 224 people named Smell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 206% more people named Smell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 685 people named Smell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 162 reported their race as other than white
  • 70 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,812
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Belgian