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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 485 people named Nilles in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Nilles in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 557 people named Nilles were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 289 females, Marie was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 43 were born in foreign countries