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Find more Hunter 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 2,185 less people named Hunter 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 79,593 people named Hunter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Hunter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 77,408 people named Hunter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3,237 were disabled
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 7,592 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,169
  • 58%, or 11,283 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 14,382 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4,053 were born in foreign countries
  • 11% were first-generation Americans