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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 64 people named Hilfer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 69% more people named Hilfer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 108 people named Hilfer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,444
  • For 57 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 23 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 20 were born in foreign countries
  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Austria
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish