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Find more Welks 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 74 more people named Welks 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 138 people named Welks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% more people named Welks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 212 people named Welks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 105 females, Eva was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Hungary
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • 16% were first-generation Americans