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Find more Ketchen 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 213 more people named Ketchen 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 350 people named Ketchen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% more people named Ketchen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 563 people named Ketchen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 536 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 181 were children
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 101 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland