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Find more Hilk 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 81 more people named Hilk 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 80 people named Hilk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 101% more people named Hilk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 161 people named Hilk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15 reported their race as other than white
  • For 73 females, Emma was the most common name
  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was clerk

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois