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Find more Ligan 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 260 more people named Ligan 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 130 people named Ligan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 200% more people named Ligan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 390 people named Ligan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 366 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 43 women had paying jobs
  • For 194 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 61 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Texas