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Find more Knoss 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 131 more people named Knoss 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 48 people named Knoss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 273% more people named Knoss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 179 people named Knoss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% were children
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,830

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 35 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 17% were born in foreign countries