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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 250 people named Chovanec in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Chovanec in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 269 people named Chovanec were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 121 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 7 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 37 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 53% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak