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Find more Hecker 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 307 less people named Hecker 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 3,297 people named Hecker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Hecker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,990 people named Hecker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 505 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 49%, or 408 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 109 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 519 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940