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Find more Sorrells 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 194 less people named Sorrells 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 1,748 people named Sorrells in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Sorrells in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,554 people named Sorrells were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,503 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 387 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 50 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Texas