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Find more Nist 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 10 less people named Nist 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 315 people named Nist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Nist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 305 people named Nist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,399
  • 101 were children
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • 47 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • 25% were first-generation Americans