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Find more Gurwitz 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 14 more people named Gurwitz 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 143 people named Gurwitz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Gurwitz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 157 people named Gurwitz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was operator
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,489
  • 11 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,489
  • For 82 females, Minnie was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 47% were born in foreign countries
  • 67 were born in foreign countries
  • 49% were first-generation Americans