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Find more Vance 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 1,067 less people named Vance 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 21,794 people named Vance in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Vance in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20,727 people named Vance were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 6,860 were children
  • 1,623 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940