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Find more Tanis 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 30 less people named Tanis 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 754 people named Tanis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Tanis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 724 people named Tanis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $1,070
  • 54%, or 102 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • 17% were born in foreign countries
  • 127 were born in foreign countries
  • 338 were first-generation Americans