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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 207 people named Chovan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Chovan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 278 people named Chovan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 89 were children
  • 5 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $978
  • For 128 females, Anna was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Slavish
  • 34% were born in foreign countries
  • 60% were first-generation Americans