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Find more Rainer 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 472 more people named Rainer 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 1,668 people named Rainer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Rainer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,140 people named Rainer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 408 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 1,062 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 504 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 224 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 13% were first-generation Americans