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Find more Lerner 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 310 less people named Lerner 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 4,299 people named Lerner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Lerner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,989 people named Lerner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • For 1,933 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,939 were first-generation Americans