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Find more Balkan 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 12 more people named Balkan 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 181 people named Balkan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Balkan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 193 people named Balkan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39 adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled
  • 26% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,063
  • 27% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Georgian
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 30% were born in foreign countries
  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940