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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 202 people named Gornik in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Gornik in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 196 people named Gornik were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8% were disabled
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 92 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $878

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 126 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Yugoslavia
  • 62% were first-generation Americans