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Find more Hern 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 411 more people named Hern 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 1,964 people named Hern in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Hern in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,375 people named Hern were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 206 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 56%, or 333 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 377 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri