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Find more Hong 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 229 more people named Hong 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 1,061 people named Hong in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Hong in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,290 people named Hong were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,154 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 36% were female, the most common name for males was Lee
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from China
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940