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Find more Newell 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 191 more people named Newell 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 17,091 people named Newell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Newell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,282 people named Newell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,645 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 714 were disabled
  • 1,475 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940