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Find more Raker 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 219 more people named Raker 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 1,041 people named Raker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Raker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,260 people named Raker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 189 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 99
  • 52%, or 164 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 162 were first-generation Americans
  • 40 were born in foreign countries