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Find more Goetz 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 1,545 less people named Goetz 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 7,535 people named Goetz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Goetz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,990 people named Goetz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 1,123 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 1,621 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in New York