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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 129 people named Dorfner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Dorfner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 150 people named Dorfner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 75 females, Josephine was the most common name
  • 16 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was engineer
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 51 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois