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Find more Miss 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 165 more people named Miss 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 58 people named Miss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 284% more people named Miss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 223 people named Miss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 15 were first-generation Americans