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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 201 more
named Lest in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 92 people named Lest in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 218% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 293 people
named Lest were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
18% of women had paying jobs
22% of adults were unmarried
They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
27 women had paying jobs
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Lest families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940