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Find more Walters 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 893 more people named Walters 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 56,281 people named Walters in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Walters in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 57,174 people named Walters were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 7,636 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 8,791 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,236 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania