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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 23,342 people named Dickson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Dickson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24,114 people named Dickson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 22,944 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 3,115 were first-generation Americans