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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 325 people named Hovanec in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Hovanec in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 420 people named Hovanec were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 13 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 198 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 42%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was miner

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 69% were first-generation Americans
  • 88 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania