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Find more Laster 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 326 more people named Laster 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 3,261 people named Laster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Laster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,587 people named Laster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,192 reported their race as other than white
  • 67%, or 546 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 447 adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 187 were first-generation Americans
  • 61 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish