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Find more Garrels 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 42 more people named Garrels 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 265 people named Garrels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Garrels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 307 people named Garrels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • On average men worked 49 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $830

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 9% were born in foreign countries