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Find more Desantis 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 250 less people named Desantis 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 1,786 people named Desantis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Desantis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,536 people named Desantis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1,515 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 56%, or 184 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 143 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,283

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 657 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,032 were first-generation Americans