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Find more Wigner 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 158 more people named Wigner 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 293 people named Wigner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% more people named Wigner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 451 people named Wigner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 219 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 37 women had paying jobs
  • 83 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 41 were first-generation Americans
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia