You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Werly 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 32 more people named Werly in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 83 people named Werly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Werly in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 115 people named Werly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,333
  • Most common occupation was chemist

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 21 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois