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Find more Smetana 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 113 more people named Smetana 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 669 people named Smetana in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Smetana in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 782 people named Smetana were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 235 were children
  • 31% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most mothers originated from Czechoslovakia
  • Most fathers originated from Czechoslovakia
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940