You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Torney 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 72 more people named Torney in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 409 people named Torney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Torney in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 481 people named Torney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 44 women had paying jobs
  • 20 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was mechanic

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Northern Ireland
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania