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Find more Lanford 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 212 more people named Lanford 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 1,231 people named Lanford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Lanford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,443 people named Lanford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • 480 were children
  • 131 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,752

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 314 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia