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Find more Heinz 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 1,323 less people named Heinz 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 4,929 people named Heinz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% less people named Heinz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,606 people named Heinz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Edward
  • 937 were children
  • The average annual income was $1,141

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian