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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 558 people named Hontz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Hontz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 677 people named Hontz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 53%, or 92 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 35 were first-generation Americans
  • 6 was born in foreign country
  • 6% were first-generation Americans