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Where is the Vance family from?
You can see how Vance families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vance family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vance families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 112 Vance families living in Ohio. This was about 19% of all the recorded Vance's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Vance families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vance surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vance. 18% of Vance men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Vance women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vance were Truck Driver and Teacher.