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Find more Marvel 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 236 less people named Marvel 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 2,058 people named Marvel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Marvel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,822 people named Marvel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 229 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,452
  • 1,758 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 62 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 59 were born in foreign countries
  • 328 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana