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Find more Walas 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 32 more people named Walas 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 164 people named Walas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Walas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 196 people named Walas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 186 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was maid
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 18 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,768

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 52 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish