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Find more Kiel 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 59 less people named Kiel 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 2,254 people named Kiel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Kiel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,195 people named Kiel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 626 were children
  • 80 were disabled
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,067

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch