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Find more Engel 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 707 less people named Engel 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 12,546 people named Engel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Engel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,839 people named Engel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,520 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,059
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,252

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,231 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,567 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 18% were born in foreign countries