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Find more Portiss 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 1 less person named Portiss 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 16 people named Portiss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Portiss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Portiss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The average annual income was $1,158
  • 3 adults were unmarried
  • 75% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,567

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940