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Find more Poland 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 175 more people named Poland 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 4,409 people named Poland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Poland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,584 people named Poland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,965
  • 198 were disabled
  • 3% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 592 were first-generation Americans