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Venn Family History

Venn Name Meaning
English (southwest): topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area, a variant of Fenn.German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German venne ‘pit’, ‘moor’, or ‘water meadow’.

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

138,402 Historical Documents with Venn on Ancestry.com
40,516 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,028 Military Records
2,828 Immigration Records
36,329 Census and Voter Lists
55,701 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Venn Families

  • Number of Venn families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Venn families
     134 - 266
     45 - 133
     1 - 44
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Venn families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Venn census records

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Venn Family Origin

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Venn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Venn

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Venn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Venn census records

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Venn Civil War Service Records

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