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Find more Wild 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 267 less people named Wild 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 5,333 people named Wild in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Wild in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,066 people named Wild were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 933 adults were unmarried
  • 480 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois