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Find more Hamner 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 158 more people named Hamner 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 1,814 people named Hamner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Hamner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,972 people named Hamner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 135 women had paying jobs
  • 55%, or 273 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,913 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 968 females, Emma was the most common name

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 65 were born in foreign countries
  • 421 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans