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Find more Hilton 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 811 more people named Hilton 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 15,278 people named Hilton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Hilton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 16,089 people named Hilton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 5,292 were children
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 1,839 were first-generation Americans