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Find more Laine 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 77 more people named Laine 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 1,837 people named Laine in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Laine in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,914 people named Laine were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 261 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,374
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91
  • 3% were disabled
  • 20% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 605 were born in foreign countries
  • 611 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish
  • 284 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940