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Find more Hillard 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 759 more people named Hillard 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 3,341 people named Hillard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Hillard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,100 people named Hillard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,638

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 797 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 3% were born in foreign countries