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Find more Kawahara 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 47 more people named Kawahara 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 277 people named Kawahara in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Kawahara in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 324 people named Kawahara were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 99% reported their race as other than white
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 3 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,445

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Japanese
  • 156 were first-generation Americans
  • 41 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 117 were born in foreign countries