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Find more Dunning 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 250 less people named Dunning 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 5,949 people named Dunning in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Dunning in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,699 people named Dunning were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5,435 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 2,915 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 251 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95

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

  • 1,024 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • 872 were first-generation Americans