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Find more Welker 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 238 more people named Welker 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 4,622 people named Welker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Welker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,860 people named Welker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 623 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,752
  • 32% were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 198 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 678 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were first-generation Americans