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Find more Lemming 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 181 less people named Lemming 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 473 people named Lemming in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% less people named Lemming in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 292 people named Lemming were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 82 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 30% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 50 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 79 were first-generation Americans