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Find more Doan 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 252 more people named Doan 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 3,347 people named Doan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Doan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,599 people named Doan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 1,778 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 675 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 460 were first-generation Americans