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Find more Wayte 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 24 more people named Wayte 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 118 people named Wayte in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Wayte in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Wayte were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 6 were disabled
  • For 68 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 14 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,514

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 24 were born in foreign countries