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Find more Lakin 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 114 less people named Lakin 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 2,155 people named Lakin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Lakin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,041 people named Lakin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 37 reported their race as other than white
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,354
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 371 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 421 were first-generation Americans
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois