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Find more Whisman 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 115 more people named Whisman 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 1,074 people named Whisman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Whisman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,189 people named Whisman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 482 were children
  • For 596 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 54%, or 150 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 260 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 was born in foreign country