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Find more Morriss 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 626 more people named Morriss 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 1,312 people named Morriss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Morriss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,938 people named Morriss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $973
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 15% reported their race as other than white
  • 69 were disabled

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

  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 347 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 184 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian