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Find more Dingess 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 40 more people named Dingess 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 637 people named Dingess in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Dingess in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 677 people named Dingess were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 316 were children
  • 59 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,857
  • They typically took 15 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from Hungary
  • 1% were first-generation Americans