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Find more Goetze 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 85 less people named Goetze 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 574 people named Goetze in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Goetze in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 489 people named Goetze were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 81 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 121 were children

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 215 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish