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Find more Mellis 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 96 more people named Mellis 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 344 people named Mellis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Mellis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 440 people named Mellis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 43 women had paying jobs
  • 421 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 28% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio