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Find more Wesley 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 181 more people named Wesley 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 9,342 people named Wesley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Wesley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,523 people named Wesley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,427
  • 910 women had paying jobs
  • For 4,604 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $763

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada