21% of Americans can’t name one of their great-grandparents.
33% can’t name all four of their grandparents.
34% are unable to trace their lineage beyond their grandparents.
21% can’t name where any of their grandparents were born.
14% are not sure what their grandparents did for employment.
80% say that they care about their heritage.
84% say heritage is an important thing to know about.
Source: Study commissioned by Ancestry.com—
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