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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 1,676 people named Diedrich in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Diedrich in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,455 people named Diedrich were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 205 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,258

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

  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 160 were born in foreign countries