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Find more Bliss 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 905 less people named Bliss 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 9,422 people named Bliss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Bliss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,517 people named Bliss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,279
  • The average annual income was $1,193
  • 8,187 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,364 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada