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Find more Dennett 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 193 more people named Dennett 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 1,051 people named Dennett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Dennett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,244 people named Dennett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 148 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,980
  • 51%, or 162 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 652 females, Ruth was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 92 were born in foreign countries
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 19% were first-generation Americans