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Find more Meitz 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 17 more people named Meitz 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 193 people named Meitz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Meitz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 210 people named Meitz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $903

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 49% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 32% were born in foreign countries