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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 104 people named Leyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 152% more people named Leyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 262 people named Leyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • The average annual income was $1,096

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 7% were born in foreign countries