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Find more Raft 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 100 more people named Raft 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 46 people named Raft in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 217% more people named Raft in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 146 people named Raft were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • For 70 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 92% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 12 were first-generation Americans
  • 9 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Greece