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Find more Lamar 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 1,014 less people named Lamar 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 5,067 people named Lamar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Lamar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,053 people named Lamar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 2,054 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 159 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $766

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 779 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 3% were born in foreign countries