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Find more Peska 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 21 less people named Peska 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 144 people named Peska in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Peska in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 123 people named Peska were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Frank
  • 28% were children
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,793

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 51% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 27% were born in foreign countries