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Find more Kranz 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 350 less people named Kranz 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 2,448 people named Kranz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Kranz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,098 people named Kranz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 250 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,888
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 432 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York