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Find more Filek 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 38 more people named Filek 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 119 people named Filek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Filek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 157 people named Filek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47%, or 17 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 29% of adults were unmarried
  • 3 were disabled
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,647

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 31 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 26% were born in foreign countries