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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 40 people named Gurnik in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Gurnik in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 52 people named Gurnik were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11 adults were unmarried
  • For 29 females, Helen was the most common name
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $1,433

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

  • Most mothers originated from Austria
  • 65% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 32% were born in foreign countries