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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 43 people named Hovelsrud in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Hovelsrud in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 51 people named Hovelsrud were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11 adults were unmarried
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Peter
  • For 24 females, Lorraine was the most common name
  • 5 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 44% were first-generation Americans