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Find more Dodds 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 346 less people named Dodds 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 5,386 people named Dodds in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Dodds in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,040 people named Dodds were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,859 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 51%, or 703 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,381 were children
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 950 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 440 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 891 were first-generation Americans