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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 4,099 people named Otero in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Otero in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,574 people named Otero were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 167 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 35 were disabled
  • Although 15% were female, the most common name for males was Manuel

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New Mexico
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 5% were first-generation Americans