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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 8,564 people named Lentz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Lentz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,760 people named Lentz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 3,867 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 1,020 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,319
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,319
  • 2,176 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 619 were born in foreign countries
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania