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Find more Hillis 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 154 more people named Hillis 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 2,745 people named Hillis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Hillis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,899 people named Hillis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 13% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Arkansas
  • 720 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940