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

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In 1940, 1,089 people named Etzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,114
  • 42%, or 118 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 45 were disabled

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

  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 92 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • The most common mother tongue was German