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Find more Kerry 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 304 more people named Kerry 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 883 people named Kerry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Kerry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,187 people named Kerry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,119
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 116 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,245

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • 187 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 113 were born in foreign countries