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Find more Hamburg 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 141 less people named Hamburg 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 1,342 people named Hamburg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Hamburg in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,201 people named Hamburg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,090
  • 56 were disabled
  • 1,144 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 149 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 41% were first-generation Americans