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Find more Doane 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 370 less people named Doane 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 4,150 people named Doane in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Doane in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,780 people named Doane were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 156 were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • For 1,956 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 2% reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • 642 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California