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Find more Ebel 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 94 more people named Ebel 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 1,891 people named Ebel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Ebel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,985 people named Ebel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45%, or 239 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 292 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,338
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 294 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan