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Find more Werth 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 326 more people named Werth 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 1,839 people named Werth in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Werth in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,165 people named Werth were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 41%, or 211 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • For 1,054 females, Anna was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 278 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 39% were first-generation Americans