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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 58 people named Derris in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 110% more people named Derris in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 122 people named Derris were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 were children
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Kenneth
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 4 were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was German