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Find more Pavlak relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 135 less people named Pavlak in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 419 people named Pavlak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% less people named Pavlak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 284 people named Pavlak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 53%, or 32 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 2% were disabled
  • For 136 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 138 were born in foreign countries
  • 59% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish