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Find more Wagher 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 254 more people named Wagher 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 118 people named Wagher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 215% more people named Wagher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 372 people named Wagher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 121 were children

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 59 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in New York