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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 9 people named Syliva in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 33% more people named Syliva in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12 people named Syliva were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% were disabled
  • They typically took 1 week of vacation a year
  • 33%, or 1 person, lived in homes they rented
  • 67% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,150

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Portugal
  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut