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Find more Gentner 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 30 more people named Gentner 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 760 people named Gentner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Gentner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 790 people named Gentner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 269 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 94 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940