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Find more Leifer 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 8 more people named Leifer 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 624 people named Leifer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Leifer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 632 people named Leifer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 621 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 23% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 70 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 260 were first-generation Americans