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Find more Hammar 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 28 more people named Hammar 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 559 people named Hammar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Hammar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 587 people named Hammar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,014
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was clerk

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota