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Find more Walls 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 2,030 more people named Walls 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 16,951 people named Walls in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Walls in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18,981 people named Walls were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 3,402 reported their race as other than white
  • 718 were disabled
  • 1,488 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,272 were first-generation Americans
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi