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Find more Hames 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 715 more people named Hames 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 2,112 people named Hames in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Hames in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,827 people named Hames were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • 475 adults were unmarried
  • 14% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 275 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 5% were born in foreign countries