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Find more Ohl 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 75 less people named Ohl 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 1,393 people named Ohl in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Ohl in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,318 people named Ohl were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 646 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 48%, or 180 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 100 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 106 were born in foreign countries
  • 288 were first-generation Americans