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Find more Walden 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 277 more people named Walden 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 11,448 people named Walden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Walden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,725 people named Walden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3,979 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,028 women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 899 were first-generation Americans
  • 2,630 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940