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Find more Dorning 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 21 more people named Dorning 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 236 people named Dorning in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Dorning in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 257 people named Dorning were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 247 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,076
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 46 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 25% were first-generation Americans