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Find more Vigeant 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 67 more people named Vigeant 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 312 people named Vigeant in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Vigeant in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 379 people named Vigeant were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 64 adults were unmarried
  • 43 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • 173 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Canada French
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940