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Find more Lichter 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 42 more people named Lichter 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 634 people named Lichter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Lichter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 676 people named Lichter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,303
  • 65%, or 104 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 55 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,303
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • 35% were born in foreign countries
  • 225 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • Most fathers originated from Russia