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Find more Hellwig 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 29 less people named Hellwig 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 748 people named Hellwig in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Hellwig in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 719 people named Hellwig were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,445
  • 699 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 109 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,445

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 155 were born in foreign countries
  • 21% were born in foreign countries
  • 93 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in California