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Find more Michel 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 231 more people named Michel 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 7,976 people named Michel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Michel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,207 people named Michel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,061 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,564
  • 2,279 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • 1,260 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian