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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 299 people named Hernon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 45% more people named Hernon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 434 people named Hernon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 58 women had paying jobs
  • For 226 females, Margaret was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 37% were first-generation Americans