You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Kataja 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 24 less people named Kataja in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 51 people named Kataja in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% less people named Kataja in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 27 people named Kataja were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 6 adults were unmarried
  • 1 woman had paying job
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland