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Find more Hilgeman 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 15 more people named Hilgeman 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 332 people named Hilgeman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Hilgeman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 347 people named Hilgeman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,810
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 30% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 106 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana