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Find more Nellis 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 72 less people named Nellis 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 1,898 people named Nellis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Nellis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,826 people named Nellis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 291 adults were unmarried
  • For 928 females, Grace was the most common name
  • 51%, or 245 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 393 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 96 were born in foreign countries