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Find more Hitt 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 286 more people named Hitt 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 4,240 people named Hitt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Hitt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,526 people named Hitt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3% reported their race as other than white
  • 6% were disabled
  • 648 adults were unmarried
  • 364 women had paying jobs

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

  • 224 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Armenian
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940