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Find more Deiss 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 88 more people named Deiss 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 468 people named Deiss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Deiss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 556 people named Deiss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 91 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,432
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • For 283 females, Emma was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 63 were born in foreign countries
  • 182 were first-generation Americans
  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • 91 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940