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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 275 people named Wanta in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Wanta in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 340 people named Wanta were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • For 155 females, Esther was the most common name
  • 58 adults were unmarried

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Poland