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Find more Whittier 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 328 less people named Whittier 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 1,974 people named Whittier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Whittier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,646 people named Whittier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 301 adults were unmarried
  • 7% were disabled
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from New Hampshire
  • Most mothers originated from New Hampshire
  • The most common mother tongue was Native
  • 261 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940