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Find more Laner 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 441 more people named Laner 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 695 people named Laner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Laner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,136 people named Laner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 538 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 127 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,400
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 104 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Gulic
  • 33% were first-generation Americans