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Find more Schant 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 250 more people named Schant 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 85 people named Schant in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 294% more people named Schant in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 335 people named Schant were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,635
  • 18 were disabled
  • 48%, or 38 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 10 were born in foreign countries