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Find more Docter 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 67 more people named Docter 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 168 people named Docter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% more people named Docter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 235 people named Docter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 3% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Netherlands
  • 69 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • 41% were first-generation Americans