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Find more Knittle 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 24 more people named Knittle 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 658 people named Knittle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Knittle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 682 people named Knittle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50 women had paying jobs
  • For 356 females, Catherine was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • 171 were first-generation Americans
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 111 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania