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Find more Gelpin 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 233 more people named Gelpin 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 38 people named Gelpin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 613% more people named Gelpin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 271 people named Gelpin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 259 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 24 women had paying jobs
  • For 133 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 3% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 47 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9 were first-generation Americans
  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland