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Find more Welch 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 1,009 less people named Welch 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 54,988 people named Welch in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Welch in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 53,979 people named Welch were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5,869 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,045
  • For 26,973 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $974
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 102

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,234 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 9,241 were first-generation Americans