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Find more Dorpinghaus 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 34 more people named Dorpinghaus 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 21 people named Dorpinghaus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 162% more people named Dorpinghaus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 55 people named Dorpinghaus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 4 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,650
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 74
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany