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Find more Kearney 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 571 less people named Kearney 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 10,111 people named Kearney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Kearney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,540 people named Kearney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • 942 reported their race as other than white
  • 363 were disabled
  • 941 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,056

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,155 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1,210 were born in foreign countries