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Find more Detterman 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 38 more people named Detterman 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 144 people named Detterman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Detterman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 182 people named Detterman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 94
  • For 97 females, Marie was the most common name
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Thomas

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

  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • 31 were first-generation Americans
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 2 was born in foreign country