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Find more Hawley 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 952 less people named Hawley 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 10,572 people named Hawley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Hawley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,620 people named Hawley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 4,909 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,620
  • 29% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois