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Find more Viel 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 10 more people named Viel 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 423 people named Viel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Viel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 433 people named Viel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $947
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,368
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • 168 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 40% were first-generation Americans