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Find more Hilson 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 684 more people named Hilson 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 784 people named Hilson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 87% more people named Hilson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,468 people named Hilson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 451 were children
  • 55 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $852
  • 1,399 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 279 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940