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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 84 people named Zanke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 49% more people named Zanke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Zanke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • For 58 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,700
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 17% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German