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Find more Whaley 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 642 more people named Whaley 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 10,593 people named Whaley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Whaley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,235 people named Whaley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,088 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,662
  • For 5,584 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 34% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 195 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama