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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 127 people named Vagel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 690% more people named Vagel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,003 people named Vagel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 51%, or 138 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 517 females, Anna was the most common name

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

  • 31 were born in foreign countries
  • 47 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 37% were first-generation Americans