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Find more Lame 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 604 more people named Lame 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 538 people named Lame in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 112% more people named Lame in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,142 people named Lame were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,717
  • 366 were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • For 553 females, Betty was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 17% were first-generation Americans