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Find more Whitton 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 79 more people named Whitton 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 1,915 people named Whitton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Whitton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,994 people named Whitton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 996 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 256 adults were unmarried
  • 153 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 124 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940