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Find more Hegener 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 14 more people named Hegener 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 118 people named Hegener in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Hegener in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 132 people named Hegener were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25 adults were unmarried
  • 39%, or 14 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6% were disabled
  • For 65 females, Rose was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 28 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 36% were first-generation Americans