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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 22 people named Ostad in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Ostad in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 21 people named Ostad were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 adults were unmarried
  • 1 woman had paying job
  • On average men worked 37 hours a week
  • 8% of women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • 10 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota