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Find more Roehl 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 596 less people named Roehl 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 1,103 people named Roehl in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% less people named Roehl in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 507 people named Roehl were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 493 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 261 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 448 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Dakota
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 41% were first-generation Americans