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Find more Lynn 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 1,102 more people named Lynn 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 18,314 people named Lynn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Lynn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19,416 people named Lynn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,632 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98
  • 6,079 were children
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2,445 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was German