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Find more Wink 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 50 more people named Wink 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 1,358 people named Wink in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Wink in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,408 people named Wink were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • 162 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,830
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 25% were first-generation Americans
  • 121 were born in foreign countries
  • 220 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940