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Find more Keys 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 986 less people named Keys 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 9,243 people named Keys in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Keys in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,257 people named Keys were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 356 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • 1,230 adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Austrian
  • 865 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 9% were first-generation Americans