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

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In 1940, 211 people named Rentzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 94 females, Florence was the most common name
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • 29 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940