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Find more Franz 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 559 less people named Franz 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 6,923 people named Franz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Franz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,364 people named Franz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,193
  • 603 women had paying jobs
  • 212 were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany