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Find more Devlin 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 1,603 less people named Devlin 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 7,181 people named Devlin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Devlin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,578 people named Devlin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 219 were disabled
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • For 2,780 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 3% reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 2,535 were first-generation Americans