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Find more Germany 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 190 more people named Germany 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 1,458 people named Germany in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Germany in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,648 people named Germany were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 235 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,587 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 566 were children
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,127

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 25 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 2% were born in foreign countries