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Find more Carrol 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 774 less people named Carrol 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 6,178 people named Carrol in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Carrol in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,404 people named Carrol were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% were disabled
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,795
  • 898 reported their race as other than white
  • 1,725 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Scandinavian
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,166 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania