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Hultgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements hult ‘grove’, ‘copse’ + gren ‘branch’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Holmgren, Helgren, Hallgren, Lundgren, Almgren, Ahlgren, Malmgren

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Where is the Hultgren family from?

You can see how Hultgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hultgren family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hultgren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Hultgren families living in Minnesota. This was about 41% of all the recorded Hultgren's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Hultgren families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hultgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hultgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hultgren. 23% of Hultgren men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hultgren women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hultgren were Machinist and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Secretary
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hultgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hultgren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hultgren. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hultgren. For the veterans among your Hultgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hultgren lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hultgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hultgren in 1951 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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