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Find more Paulak 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 180 more people named Paulak 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 27 people named Paulak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 667% more people named Paulak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 207 people named Paulak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • 29 women had paying jobs
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,364
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 14 were first-generation Americans
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York