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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 1,530 people named Motz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Motz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,374 people named Motz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,130
  • For 709 females, Ruth was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 31% were first-generation Americans