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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 26,601 people named Davenport in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Davenport in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24,582 people named Davenport were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • For 12,338 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 5,214 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German