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Where is the Oates family from?
You can see how Oates families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oates family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oates families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Oates families living in North Carolina. This was about 34% of all the recorded Oates's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Oates families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oates surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Oates. 19% of Oates men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Oates women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oates were Truck Driver and Teacher. .