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Find more Rainy 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 98 less people named Rainy 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 380 people named Rainy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% less people named Rainy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 282 people named Rainy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 111 reported their race as other than white
  • 263 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 24% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • 30 were first-generation Americans