You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Lesch 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 387 more people named Lesch in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 814 people named Lesch in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Lesch in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 1,201 people named Lesch were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3% reported their race as other than white
  • 5% were disabled
  • 329 were children
  • 27% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 318 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Germany