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Find more Vinson 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 787 more people named Vinson 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 9,843 people named Vinson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Vinson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,630 people named Vinson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 3,792 were children
  • 36% were children
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 2,529 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940