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Find more Walk 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 264 more people named Walk 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 2,553 people named Walk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Walk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,817 people named Walk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 2,715 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 1,337 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • 422 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940