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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 1,084 people named Rakowski in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Rakowski in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,051 people named Rakowski were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • For 516 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,978
  • 90 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,978

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German-Polish
  • 58% were first-generation Americans
  • 26% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania