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Venegas Family History

Venegas Name Meaning
Spanish: patronymic from Arabic or Jewish ben ‘son’ + the medieval personal name Ega(s), probably of Visigothic origin. Compare Portuguese Viegas.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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93,137 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
846 Military Records
4,779 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Venegas Families

  • Number of Venegas families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Venegas census records

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Venegas Family Origin

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Venegas Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Venegas

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Venegas Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Venegas census records

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Military Service by Venegas

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