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Find more Leath 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 126 more people named Leath 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 1,787 people named Leath in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Leath in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,913 people named Leath were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,288
  • 83 were disabled
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 960 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 420 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16 was born in foreign country