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Find more Ohio 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 15 more people named Ohio 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 28 people named Ohio in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% more people named Ohio in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 43 people named Ohio were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 21 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 80%, or 8 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 8% were disabled
  • On average men worked 39 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • 5 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940