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Find more Wilkins 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 1,674 less people named Wilkins 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 28,052 people named Wilkins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Wilkins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 26,378 people named Wilkins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 25,243 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 5,009 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3,118 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois