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Find more Hair 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 179 less people named Hair 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 4,350 people named Hair in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Hair in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,171 people named Hair were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • 57%, or 602 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 403 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,611
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 356 were first-generation Americans
  • 129 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina