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Find more Hernandez 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 8,399 less people named Hernandez 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 39,617 people named Hernandez in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Hernandez in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31,218 people named Hernandez were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% reported their race as other than white
  • 5,486 reported their race as other than white
  • 11% of women had paying jobs
  • For 12,941 females, Carmen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 11,612 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4,720 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29% were first-generation Americans