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Find more Zea 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 11 more people named Zea 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 190 people named Zea in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Zea in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 201 people named Zea were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 63% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,991
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 192 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Iowa
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940