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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 114 people named Zan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Zan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Zan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • For 62 females, Gertrude was the most common name
  • 124 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 11 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,264

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

  • 50 were first-generation Americans
  • 35 were born in foreign countries
  • 15 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Texas