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Find more Ziebell 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 90 more people named Ziebell 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 746 people named Ziebell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Ziebell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 836 people named Ziebell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 821 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93
  • 46%, or 106 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 124 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 342 were first-generation Americans
  • 113 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois