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Find more Leray 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 255 more people named Leray 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 116 people named Leray in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 220% more people named Leray in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 371 people named Leray were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 186 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 37 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,077
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 355 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 52 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940