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Find more Otwell relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 161 more people named Otwell in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 677 people named Otwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Otwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 838 people named Otwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • For 411 females, Louise was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was truck driver
  • 13% of women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 24 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 276 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940