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Find more Wilkers 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 254 more people named Wilkers 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 65 people named Wilkers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 391% more people named Wilkers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 319 people named Wilkers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 302 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 163 females, Hazel was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 9 were disabled

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

  • 81 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940