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Find more Smolek 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 11 more people named Smolek 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 Smolek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Smolek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 155 people named Smolek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% were children
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 3 were disabled

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

  • Most mothers originated from Czechoslovakia
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian