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Find more Kersting 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 106 more people named Kersting 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 650 people named Kersting in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Kersting in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 756 people named Kersting were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 380 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 46%, or 91 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 56 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 270 were first-generation Americans