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Find more Ochsner 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 90 more people named Ochsner 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 766 people named Ochsner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Ochsner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 856 people named Ochsner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 421 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 286 were children
  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,901

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 316 were first-generation Americans