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Find more Kester 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 226 more people named Kester 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 3,828 people named Kester in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Kester in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,054 people named Kester were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 43%, or 460 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 294 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 156 were born in foreign countries
  • 577 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940