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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 45 people named Dornfest in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% less people named Dornfest in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 32 people named Dornfest were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was proprietor
  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was Herbert
  • 12 were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • Most fathers originated from Austria
  • 53% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Austria