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Where is the Poliak family from?
You can see how Poliak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Poliak family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Poliak families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Poliak families living in Illinois. This was about 21% of all the recorded Poliak's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Poliak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Poliak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poliak. 50% of Poliak men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Poliak women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poliak were Clerk and Stenographer.