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Find more Voigt 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 236 less people named Voigt 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 4,001 people named Voigt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Voigt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,765 people named Voigt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 142 were disabled
  • 42%, or 436 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 27% were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 690 were born in foreign countries
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois