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Find more Whitzel 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 154 more people named Whitzel 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 236 people named Whitzel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 65% more people named Whitzel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 390 people named Whitzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 376 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 69 adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 102 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940