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Find more Katherine 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 228 more people named Katherine 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 47 people named Katherine in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 485% more people named Katherine in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 275 people named Katherine were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Syria
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 18 were first-generation Americans