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Find more Ore 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 251 more people named Ore 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 656 people named Ore in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% more people named Ore in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 907 people named Ore were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 294 were children
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,324
  • For 452 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish