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Find more Amis 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 163 more people named Amis 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 871 people named Amis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Amis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,034 people named Amis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,005 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 42 were disabled
  • For 531 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 17% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Philippines
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 56 were first-generation Americans