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Find more Lawis 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 922 more people named Lawis 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 62 people named Lawis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1487% more people named Lawis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 984 people named Lawis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 136 adults were unmarried
  • 92 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,074
  • 58%, or 142 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 115 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia