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Find more Welke 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 34 more people named Welke 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 593 people named Welke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Welke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 627 people named Welke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • For 317 females, Emma was the most common name

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

  • 248 were first-generation Americans
  • 103 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 42% were first-generation Americans