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Find more Lyne 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 66 more people named Lyne 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 772 people named Lyne in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Lyne in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 838 people named Lyne were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 91 women had paying jobs
  • 121 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,262
  • 6% were disabled
  • For 441 females, Dorothy was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 68 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 19% were first-generation Americans