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Find more Deason 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 195 more people named Deason 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 2,410 people named Deason in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Deason in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,605 people named Deason were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 2,532 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 58%, or 369 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 1% were born in foreign countries