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Find more Leer 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 80 more people named Leer 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 772 people named Leer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Leer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 852 people named Leer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 7% were disabled
  • 51%, or 107 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 159 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Austrian
  • 65 were born in foreign countries