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Find more Rey 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 531 more people named Rey 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 1,579 people named Rey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Rey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,110 people named Rey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $934
  • 318 adults were unmarried
  • 61%, or 333 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,211

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Spain
  • 377 were born in foreign countries
  • 32% were first-generation Americans