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Find more Scannell 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 209 less people named Scannell 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 1,733 people named Scannell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Scannell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,524 people named Scannell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 198 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 192 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 25% were children

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

  • 292 were born in foreign countries
  • 765 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland