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Find more Higa 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 388 more people named Higa 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 1,277 people named Higa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Higa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,665 people named Higa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 873 were children

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

  • 33 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Japan
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan