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Find more Raines 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 228 more people named Raines 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 7,837 people named Raines in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Raines in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,065 people named Raines were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,280
  • 36% were children
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 59%, or 1,093 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 1,894 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 153 were born in foreign countries