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Find more Lent 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 271 less people named Lent 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 3,196 people named Lent in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Lent in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,925 people named Lent were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26 reported their race as other than white
  • 55%, or 457 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 7% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was clerk

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 217 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania