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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 14 people named Lestak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Lestak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Lestak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 20% were children
  • Although 40% were female, the most common name for males was Jerry
  • 50% of women had paying jobs

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 6 were first-generation Americans