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Find more Dejong 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 178 less people named Dejong 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 557 people named Dejong in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% less people named Dejong in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 379 people named Dejong were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48 adults were unmarried
  • 36 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,493
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 59%, or 56 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Iowa
  • 169 were born in foreign countries
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940