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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 439 people named Hjort in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Hjort in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 422 people named Hjort were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 91 adults were unmarried
  • 8 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 24% were children

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

  • Most mothers originated from Denmark
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 33% were born in foreign countries