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Find more Dawling 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 947 more people named Dawling 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 249 people named Dawling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 380% more people named Dawling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,196 people named Dawling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 111 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,876
  • 61%, or 178 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 17 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania