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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 41 people named Surtzer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 410% more people named Surtzer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 209 people named Surtzer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 105 females, Alma was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was housewife
  • 58%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany