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Find more Lampson 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 343 more people named Lampson 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 841 people named Lampson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 41% more people named Lampson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,184 people named Lampson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • 330 were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 142 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 202 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8% were born in foreign countries