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Find more Reiss 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 13 more people named Reiss 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 4,108 people named Reiss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Reiss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,121 people named Reiss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% were children
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,431
  • 750 adults were unmarried
  • 3,992 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 24% were born in foreign countries
  • 459 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany