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Find more Rea 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 220 less people named Rea 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 6,452 people named Rea in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Rea in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,232 people named Rea were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,013 adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 1,148 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,142 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% were first-generation Americans