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Find more Zell 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 59 more people named Zell 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 1,612 people named Zell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Zell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,671 people named Zell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 142 women had paying jobs
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,907
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 209 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,907

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 167 were born in foreign countries