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Find more Wather 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 594 more people named Wather 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 137 people named Wather in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 434% more people named Wather in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 731 people named Wather were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 65 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,810
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish