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Find more Rahr 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 163 more people named Rahr 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 179 people named Rahr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 91% more people named Rahr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 342 people named Rahr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • For 162 females, Ethel was the most common name
  • 56% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,653

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

  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were born in foreign countries