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Find more Laswell 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 39 more people named Laswell 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 811 people named Laswell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Laswell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 850 people named Laswell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 417 females, Pearl was the most common name
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 7% were disabled
  • 94 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,084

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 9 was born in foreign country
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940