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Find more Lehr 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 262 less people named Lehr 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 3,997 people named Lehr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Lehr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,735 people named Lehr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 498 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,684
  • 49%, or 495 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 435 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 1,159 were first-generation Americans