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Find more Benz 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 303 less people named Benz 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 3,119 people named Benz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Benz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,816 people named Benz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,440 females, Anna was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98
  • 5% were disabled
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 517 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,214 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Croatian
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany