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Find more Ellender 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 143 more people named Ellender 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 278 people named Ellender in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Ellender in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 421 people named Ellender were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 4% were disabled
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 220 females, Alma was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 3 was born in foreign country