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Find more Kelling 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 124 more people named Kelling 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 892 people named Kelling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Kelling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,016 people named Kelling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 970 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 52%, or 145 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 31 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 57 were born in foreign countries
  • 274 were first-generation Americans