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Find more Schantz 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 188 more people named Schantz 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 1,521 people named Schantz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Schantz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,709 people named Schantz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,540
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • 454 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany