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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 257 people named Benak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Benak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 302 people named Benak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 141 females, Anna was the most common name
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 32 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,978
  • 62 adults were unmarried

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

  • 55% were first-generation Americans
  • 94 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Czechoslovakia
  • The most common mother tongue was Croatian