You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Wages 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 Wages in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 1,691 people named Wages in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Wages in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 1,759 people named Wages were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 686 were children
  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • 133 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,615

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 62 were first-generation Americans
  • 11 was born in foreign country
  • 4% were first-generation Americans