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Find more Hackett 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 1,336 less people named Hackett 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 11,463 people named Hackett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Hackett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,127 people named Hackett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 1,396 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,068 women had paying jobs
  • 1,943 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 769 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania