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Find more Dent 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 288 less people named Dent 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 7,398 people named Dent in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Dent in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,110 people named Dent were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,268 were children
  • 665 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,271
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 307 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England