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Find more Faris 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 80 less people named Faris 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 2,746 people named Faris in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Faris in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,666 people named Faris were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,324 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 98 were disabled
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • 119 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Portuguese
  • Most immigrants originated from Syria
  • They most commonly lived in California