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Find more Doctor 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 53 more people named Doctor 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 1,132 people named Doctor in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Doctor in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,185 people named Doctor were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,666
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 386 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • 222 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina