You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Varney 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 32 less people named Varney 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 4,082 people named Varney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Varney in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 4,050 people named Varney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • 174 were disabled
  • 1,365 were children
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • 12% were first-generation Americans