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Find more Wames 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 61 more people named Wames 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 26 people named Wames in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 235% more people named Wames in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 87 people named Wames were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 38% were first-generation Americans