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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 235 people named Polakoff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Polakoff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 245 people named Polakoff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33 women had paying jobs
  • 74%, or 51 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 22% were children
  • For 137 females, Rose was the most common name

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

  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 112 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 48% were first-generation Americans