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Obama Family History

Obama Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

8,766 Historical Documents with Obama on Ancestry.com
202 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4 Military Records
39 Immigration Records
13 Census and Voter Lists
8,508 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Obama Families

Obama census records

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Obama Family Origin

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Obama Family Occupations

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Military Service by Obama

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