You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Vanover 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 159 more people named Vanover 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 1,841 people named Vanover in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Vanover in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 2,000 people named Vanover were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 135 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,161
  • 44% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The average annual income was $622

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 6 were born in foreign countries