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Find more Leslie 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 185 less people named Leslie 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 12,733 people named Leslie in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Leslie in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12,548 people named Leslie were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55%, or 1,801 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,119 were born in foreign countries
  • 2,099 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio