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Find more Keyser 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 894 less people named Keyser 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 4,993 people named Keyser in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Keyser in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,099 people named Keyser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 170 were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,517
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 663 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940