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Find more Lamb 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 1,111 less people named Lamb 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 32,714 people named Lamb in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Lamb in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31,603 people named Lamb were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 53%, or 4,243 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $965

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 1,506 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 5% were born in foreign countries