You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Wanous 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 50 more people named Wanous 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 169 people named Wanous in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Wanous in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 219 people named Wanous were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 100 females, Josephine was the most common name
  • 2% were disabled
  • 37 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 51% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • They most commonly lived in Arizona