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Find more Hall 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 16,920 more people named Hall 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 244,994 people named Hall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Hall in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 261,914 people named Hall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,900
  • For 131,504 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 109
  • 56%, or 36,379 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 23,924 were first-generation Americans
  • 8,588 were born in foreign countries