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Find more Hamer 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 441 more people named Hamer 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 3,932 people named Hamer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Hamer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,373 people named Hamer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 517 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,452
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,452
  • For 2,218 females, Elizabeth was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 373 were born in foreign countries
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 19% were first-generation Americans