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Find more Wald 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 579 more people named Wald 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 2,541 people named Wald in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Wald in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,120 people named Wald were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 58%, or 453 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 5% were disabled
  • 314 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,502
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 634 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 445 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940