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Find more Fariss 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 41 less people named Fariss 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 402 people named Fariss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Fariss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 361 people named Fariss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 38%, or 36 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 27 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German