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Find more Lenz 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 463 less people named Lenz 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 5,842 people named Lenz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Lenz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,379 people named Lenz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,522 were children
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 983 adults were unmarried
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,577

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • 15% were born in foreign countries