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Find more Duty 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 217 more people named Duty 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 1,796 people named Duty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Duty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,013 people named Duty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 162 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,062
  • 1,949 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 59%, or 262 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 748 were children

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

  • 15 was born in foreign country
  • 341 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia