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Find more Hudson 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 1,505 more people named Hudson 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 64,461 people named Hudson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Hudson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 65,966 people named Hudson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • For 33,050 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,650

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 5,256 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 3% were born in foreign countries