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Find more Gotz 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 54 less people named Gotz 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 385 people named Gotz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Gotz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 331 people named Gotz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 156 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 28 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 39%, or 31 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 53% were first-generation Americans
  • 204 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 118 were born in foreign countries