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Find more Blecha 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 56 less people named Blecha 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 530 people named Blecha in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Blecha in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 474 people named Blecha were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 59 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,748
  • For 228 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 124 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 95 were born in foreign countries
  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois