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Find more Farrel 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 597 less people named Farrel 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 2,070 people named Farrel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% less people named Farrel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,473 people named Farrel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 72 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was clerk

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 202 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois