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Find more Leeper 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 172 less people named Leeper 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 3,191 people named Leeper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Leeper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,019 people named Leeper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,138
  • 24% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 590 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 311 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio