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Find more Friis 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 69 less people named Friis 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 259 people named Friis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% less people named Friis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • 33 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 51%, or 29 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 94 were born in foreign countries