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Find more Dobbe 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 256 more people named Dobbe 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 123 people named Dobbe in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 208% more people named Dobbe in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 379 people named Dobbe were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $692
  • 20 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 38 were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian