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Find more Dowring 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 255 more people named Dowring 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 Dowring in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1214% more people named Dowring in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 276 people named Dowring were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,822
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 46 adults were unmarried
  • For 145 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia