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Find more Goodale 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 123 less people named Goodale 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 2,078 people named Goodale in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Goodale in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,955 people named Goodale were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 307 adults were unmarried
  • For 1,016 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 12 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940