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Find more Webster 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 1,881 less people named Webster 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 38,654 people named Webster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Webster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 36,773 people named Webster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 35,152 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 6,622 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940