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Find more Lakey 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 111 more people named Lakey 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 1,808 people named Lakey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Lakey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,919 people named Lakey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,859 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,576
  • 34% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 380 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Texas