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Find more Backowski 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 68 more people named Backowski 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 41 people named Backowski in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 166% more people named Backowski in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 109 people named Backowski were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,655
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940