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Find more Mell 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 219 more people named Mell 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 1,098 people named Mell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Mell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,317 people named Mell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 649 females, Anna was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • 55%, or 186 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 226 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 282 were first-generation Americans
  • 134 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri