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Find more Wilkey 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 23 more people named Wilkey 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 1,634 people named Wilkey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Wilkey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,657 people named Wilkey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1,614 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 344 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany