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Find more Legacy 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 less people named Legacy 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 279 people named Legacy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Legacy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 217 people named Legacy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $959
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • 34% were first-generation Americans