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Find more Wilks 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 673 less people named Wilks 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 5,016 people named Wilks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Wilks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,343 people named Wilks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 1,012 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 2,169 females, Anna was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 587 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • 12% were first-generation Americans