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Find more Hoss 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 419 more people named Hoss 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 1,333 people named Hoss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Hoss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,752 people named Hoss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,691 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 80 were disabled
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 202 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,532

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

  • 328 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 119 were born in foreign countries