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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 253 people named Ostling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Ostling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 276 people named Ostling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Carl
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • 42 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,199

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Sweden
  • 123 were first-generation Americans
  • 93 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden