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Find more Kerk 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 867 more people named Kerk 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 128 people named Kerk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 677% more people named Kerk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 995 people named Kerk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91
  • 7% were disabled
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany