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Find more Lerche 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 19 more people named Lerche 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 228 people named Lerche in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Lerche in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 247 people named Lerche were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 were disabled
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • For 126 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • 56 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 52 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany