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Find more Obay 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 17 more people named Obay 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 17 people named Obay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 100% more people named Obay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 34 people named Obay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 adults were unmarried
  • For 15 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 32 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 24% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Japan
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 5 were first-generation Americans
  • 29% were first-generation Americans