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Find more Wolf 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 2,312 less people named Wolf 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 53,314 people named Wolf in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Wolf in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 51,002 people named Wolf were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 100
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,649
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 25,327 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15,884 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 7,294 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 30% were first-generation Americans