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Find more Dougherty 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 607 less people named Dougherty 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 20,797 people named Dougherty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Dougherty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20,190 people named Dougherty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 4,501 adults were unmarried
  • 803 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic