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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 1,251 people named Ort in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Ort in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,176 people named Ort were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 41 were disabled
  • 180 adults were unmarried

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • Most mothers originated from Germany