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Find more Kemps 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 142 more people named Kemps 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 243 people named Kemps in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 58% more people named Kemps in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 385 people named Kemps were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $1,016
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 44 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • 29% were first-generation Americans