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Find more Hard 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 2,065 more people named Hard 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 2,125 people named Hard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 97% more people named Hard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,190 people named Hard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 764 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 13% were first-generation Americans