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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 81 people named Palaia in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 59% more people named Palaia in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Palaia were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 58 were children
  • For 64 females, Rose was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Italy
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 57% were first-generation Americans