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Find more Wendland 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 61 more people named Wendland 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 1,339 people named Wendland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Wendland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,400 people named Wendland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 55 were disabled
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 249 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota