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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 227 people named Ottesen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Ottesen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 226 people named Ottesen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 105 females, Marie was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,041
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian