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Find more Wechsler 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 74 less people named Wechsler 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 1,013 people named Wechsler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Wechsler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 939 people named Wechsler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% owned their homes, valued on average at $6,234
  • The average annual income was $1,528
  • For 472 females, Anna was the most common name

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

  • 138 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 36% were born in foreign countries
  • 51% were first-generation Americans
  • 515 were first-generation Americans