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Find more Walsh 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 1,146 less people named Walsh 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 66,040 people named Walsh in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Walsh in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 64,894 people named Walsh were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 6,203 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,421
  • 360 reported their race as other than white
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • 11,318 were born in foreign countries
  • 25,764 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic