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Find more Watling 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 37 more people named Watling 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 255 people named Watling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Watling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 292 people named Watling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 86 were first-generation Americans
  • 41 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German