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Find more Clauss 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 64 less people named Clauss 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 997 people named Clauss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Clauss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 933 people named Clauss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 153 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 313 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois