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Find more Lachance 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 25 less people named Lachance 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 1,650 people named Lachance in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Lachance in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,625 people named Lachance were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 62%, or 230 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 5% were disabled
  • 166 women had paying jobs
  • For 780 females, Marie was the most common name

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

  • 429 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 42% were first-generation Americans