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Find more Dahm 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 68 more people named Dahm 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 964 people named Dahm in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Dahm in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,032 people named Dahm were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,008 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 28% were children
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 339 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois