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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 227 people named Janacek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Janacek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 252 people named Janacek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Frank
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,924
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week

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

  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • 24% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia