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Find more Hoffmeyer 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 44 more people named Hoffmeyer 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 817 people named Hoffmeyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Hoffmeyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 861 people named Hoffmeyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 40%, or 95 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 227 were children
  • The average annual income was $1,112

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 78 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 10% were born in foreign countries