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Find more Dooley 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 862 less people named Dooley 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 12,966 people named Dooley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Dooley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12,104 people named Dooley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • 496 were disabled
  • 11,600 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 1,857 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland