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Find more Hale 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 355 more people named Hale 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 43,124 people named Hale in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Hale in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 43,479 people named Hale were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 9% reported their race as other than white
  • 41,812 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 3,704 were first-generation Americans
  • 9,153 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940