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Find more Lanigan 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 173 less people named Lanigan 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 1,467 people named Lanigan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Lanigan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,294 people named Lanigan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 310 were children
  • The average annual income was $1,260
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 142 were born in foreign countries