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Find more Peka 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 36 less people named Peka 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 116 people named Peka in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% less people named Peka in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 80 people named Peka were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was bar maid
  • 33% of adults were unmarried
  • 56%, or 10 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $741

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 17% were born in foreign countries