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Find more Kelch 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 7 more people named Kelch 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 1,253 people named Kelch in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Kelch in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,260 people named Kelch were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The average annual income was $921
  • For 635 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 196 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940