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Find more Waker 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 436 more people named Waker 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 537 people named Waker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 81% more people named Waker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 973 people named Waker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 331 were children
  • 270 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 2 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 183 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 82 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois