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Find more Lanning 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 26 less people named Lanning 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 4,384 people named Lanning in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Lanning in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,358 people named Lanning were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 4,206 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,305 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • 771 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey