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Find more Kivela 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 11 less people named Kivela 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 225 people named Kivela in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Kivela in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 214 people named Kivela were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 43%, or 23 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,419

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

  • 130 were first-generation Americans
  • 43 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 79 were born in foreign countries
  • 35% were born in foreign countries