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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 1,379 people named Lain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Lain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,414 people named Lain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 219 adults were unmarried
  • 57%, or 202 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 142 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,067

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 43 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania