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Find more Wendell 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 45 less people named Wendell 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 2,774 people named Wendell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Wendell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,729 people named Wendell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 485 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,115
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,951

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 252 were born in foreign countries