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Find more Waller 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 1,803 more people named Waller 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 17,274 people named Waller in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Waller in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19,077 people named Waller were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 6,174 were children
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 58%, or 2,691 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 791 were born in foreign countries