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Where is the Pels family from?
You can see how Pels families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pels family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pels families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Pels family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Pels's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Pels families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pels surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pels. 22% of Pels men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Pels women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pels were Machinist and Secretary.