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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 27 people named Hela in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 174% more people named Hela in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 74 people named Hela were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was housekeeper
  • 19 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 9 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland