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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 45 people named Laninga in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 82% more people named Laninga in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 82 people named Laninga were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41% were children
  • 2 women had paying jobs
  • 5 adults were unmarried
  • For 44 females, Gertrude was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Netherlands
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 58% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries