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Find more Webb 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 3,839 more people named Webb 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 79,801 people named Webb in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Webb in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 83,640 people named Webb were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17,501 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 8% were first-generation Americans