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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 277 people named Maruska in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Maruska in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 327 people named Maruska were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54 adults were unmarried
  • For 143 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 40 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,777

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

  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 51% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 59 were born in foreign countries