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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 11 people named Ovan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 191% more people named Ovan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 32 people named Ovan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 17 females, Lois was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 57
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 14% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 10 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 9% were first-generation Americans