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Find more Wendel 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 83 more people named Wendel 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 2,572 people named Wendel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Wendel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,655 people named Wendel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 2,580 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 241 women had paying jobs

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

  • 854 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 390 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940