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Find more Leon 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 761 less people named Leon 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 7,566 people named Leon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Leon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,805 people named Leon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% reported their race as other than white
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $910
  • 16% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,547 were first-generation Americans
  • 782 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian