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Find more Steinmetz 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 580 less people named Steinmetz 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 3,964 people named Steinmetz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Steinmetz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,384 people named Steinmetz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3,298 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 918 were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • 2 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 469 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 1,226 were first-generation Americans