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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 149 people named Pretzel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Pretzel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 165 people named Pretzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $1,132

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

  • 71 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 11 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 22% were born in foreign countries