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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 765 people named Mentz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Mentz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 908 people named Mentz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 465 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,024
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania