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Find more Raper 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 1,029 more people named Raper 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 2,404 people named Raper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Raper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,433 people named Raper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 445 adults were unmarried
  • 52%, or 421 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 216 reported their race as other than white
  • 246 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 71 were born in foreign countries
  • 27% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia