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Find more Wheeler 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 258 less people named Wheeler 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 67,822 people named Wheeler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Wheeler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 67,564 people named Wheeler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 64,742 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 104

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 13,083 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7,187 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from New York