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Find more Ledesma 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 82 more people named Ledesma 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 859 people named Ledesma in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Ledesma in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 941 people named Ledesma were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 81
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • For 417 females, Julia was the most common name
  • 912 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 317 were first-generation Americans
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 45% were born in foreign countries