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Find more Lapp 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 Lapp 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 2,814 people named Lapp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Lapp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,925 people named Lapp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,319
  • 46%, or 355 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 706 were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 254 were born in foreign countries