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Find more Kobes 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 14 less people named Kobes 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 204 people named Kobes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Kobes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 190 people named Kobes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • They typically took 5 weeks of vacation a year
  • 32 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,707

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

  • Most fathers originated from Netherlands
  • 90 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 39 were born in foreign countries