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Find more Hillger 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 113 more people named Hillger 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 157 people named Hillger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 72% more people named Hillger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 270 people named Hillger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • For 142 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 5 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin