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Find more Catherine 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 260 more people named Catherine 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 187 people named Catherine in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 139% more people named Catherine in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 447 people named Catherine were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 63% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 91% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 422 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 70 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 76 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 49 were first-generation Americans