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Find more Hovis 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 317 less people named Hovis 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 1,613 people named Hovis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Hovis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,296 people named Hovis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 159 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $928
  • 156 adults were unmarried
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 85 were first-generation Americans