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Find more Wachter 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 68 more people named Wachter 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 2,868 people named Wachter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Wachter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,936 people named Wachter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • 2,847 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 392 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 942 were first-generation Americans