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Find more Mcelvain 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 29 less people named Mcelvain 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 645 people named Mcelvain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Mcelvain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 616 people named Mcelvain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 7% were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,091

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

  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 2% were born in foreign countries