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Find more Hanse 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 528 more people named Hanse 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 421 people named Hanse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 125% more people named Hanse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 949 people named Hanse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 907 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 12% reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $952

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 220 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 75 were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania