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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 799 people named Pankratz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Pankratz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 945 people named Pankratz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46%, or 98 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 120 were born in foreign countries
  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • 397 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German