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Find more Ober 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 186 less people named Ober 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 2,326 people named Ober in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Ober in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,140 people named Ober were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 73 were disabled
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,952
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 466 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940