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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 391 people named Ripka in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Ripka in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 415 people named Ripka were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 33% were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 57 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 130 were first-generation Americans