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Find more Housel 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 81 less people named Housel 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 925 people named Housel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Housel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 844 people named Housel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 423 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 31 were born in foreign countries
  • 118 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940