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Find more Polit 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 27 more people named Polit 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 87 people named Polit in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Polit in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 114 people named Polit were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was core maker
  • 111 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 11% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 44 were first-generation Americans
  • 51% were first-generation Americans