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Find more Dawns 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 1,175 more people named Dawns 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 313 people named Dawns in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 375% more people named Dawns in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,488 people named Dawns were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 486 were children
  • 238 adults were unmarried
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 9% were first-generation Americans