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Find more Schnabel 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 28 less people named Schnabel 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 1,671 people named Schnabel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Schnabel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,643 people named Schnabel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,592 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 435 were children
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,808
  • 149 women had paying jobs

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

  • 254 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from South Dakota
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 292 were born in foreign countries