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Find more Lightfoot 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 684 less people named Lightfoot 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 4,676 people named Lightfoot in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Lightfoot in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,992 people named Lightfoot were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 993 reported their race as other than white
  • 3,833 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • The most common mother tongue was Armenian
  • 454 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England