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Find more Kanis 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 158 more people named Kanis 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 222 people named Kanis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 71% more people named Kanis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 380 people named Kanis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 8% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 94
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • 99 were first-generation Americans
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • 52 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940