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Find more Lanahan 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 135 less people named Lanahan 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 855 people named Lanahan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Lanahan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 720 people named Lanahan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of women had paying jobs
  • 174 adults were unmarried
  • 170 were children
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland