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Find more Dawney 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 1,278 more people named Dawney 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 150 people named Dawney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 852% more people named Dawney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,428 people named Dawney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,382 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland