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Find more Wellman 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 571 less people named Wellman 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 5,417 people named Wellman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Wellman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,846 people named Wellman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 597 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,211

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 884 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 313 were born in foreign countries