You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Hugh 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 533 more people named Hugh in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 1,667 people named Hugh in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Hugh in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 2,200 people named Hugh were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 409 adults were unmarried
  • For 1,052 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 2,041 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 186 were born in foreign countries
  • 378 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940