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Find more Donald 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 897 more people named Donald 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 5,843 people named Donald in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Donald in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,740 people named Donald were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,203 were children
  • 610 women had paying jobs
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 58%, or 932 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 675 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian