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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 362 people named Odden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Odden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 446 people named Odden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • 56% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,310
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Dakota
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway