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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 73 people named Syrjala in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Syrjala in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 64 people named Syrjala were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 39 hours a week

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish
  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland
  • 41 were first-generation Americans