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Find more Lum 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 374 more people named Lum 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 2,582 people named Lum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Lum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,956 people named Lum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • Although 43% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 66 were disabled
  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from China
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from China
  • 278 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940