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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 389 people named Lanyon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Lanyon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 354 people named Lanyon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,584
  • For 170 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from England
  • 126 were first-generation Americans
  • 21% were born in foreign countries
  • 32% were first-generation Americans