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Where is the Rea family from?
You can see how Rea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rea family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rea families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 32 Rea families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 15% of all the recorded Rea's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Rea families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rea surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rea. 15% of Rea men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Rea women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rea were Clerk and Housekeeper. .