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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 92 people named Whight in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 309% more people named Whight in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 376 people named Whight were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 12 were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 30 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,957

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries