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Find more Dove 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 902 less people named Dove 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 5,792 people named Dove in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Dove in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,890 people named Dove were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • For 2,470 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 4,723 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia