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Find more Lorain 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 67 more people named Lorain 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 58 people named Lorain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 116% more people named Lorain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Lorain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55%, or 18 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 15 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,187
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • For 59 females, Esther was the most common name

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 8 were first-generation Americans