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Find more Tellis 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 129 less people named Tellis 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 589 people named Tellis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Tellis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 460 people named Tellis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $620
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek
  • 74 were first-generation Americans