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Find more Viens 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 46 more people named Viens 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 693 people named Viens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Viens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 739 people named Viens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,684
  • 34% were children
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 715 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 180 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Canada
  • 325 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada