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Find more Kistler 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 259 less people named Kistler 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 3,487 people named Kistler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Kistler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,228 people named Kistler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 58% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,685

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

  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 565 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 2% were born in foreign countries