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Find more Dwyer 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 2,492 less people named Dwyer 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 17,366 people named Dwyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Dwyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14,874 people named Dwyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 69 reported their race as other than white
  • 14,161 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 705 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,746 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6,506 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940