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Find more Kurtz 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 1,062 less people named Kurtz 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 13,315 people named Kurtz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Kurtz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12,253 people named Kurtz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,486 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,730
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • The average annual income was $1,095
  • 60 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,552 were born in foreign countries
  • 3,828 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish