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Find more Lyda 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 62 more people named Lyda 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 943 people named Lyda in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Lyda in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,005 people named Lyda were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 36% were children
  • 50%, or 124 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 149 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 90 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from United States