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Find more Leicester 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 35 more people named Leicester 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 76 people named Leicester in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Leicester in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 111 people named Leicester were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 9% were disabled
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was Croatian
  • 29 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940