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Find more Kesting 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 761 more people named Kesting 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 326 people named Kesting in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 233% more people named Kesting in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,087 people named Kesting were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 120 women had paying jobs
  • 1,049 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13% were born in foreign countries