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Find more Kidwell 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 8 less people named Kidwell 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 4,419 people named Kidwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Kidwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,411 people named Kidwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 2,151 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 300 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 38 was born in foreign country
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky