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Find more Dashiell 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 111 less people named Dashiell 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 934 people named Dashiell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Dashiell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 823 people named Dashiell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 218 were children
  • 109 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,553
  • 158 adults were unmarried
  • 22% of women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 7 was born in foreign country
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940