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Find more Kemp 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 883 less people named Kemp 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 23,346 people named Kemp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Kemp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 22,463 people named Kemp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21,518 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • For 11,258 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 100

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 3,279 were first-generation Americans