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Venner Family History

Venner Name Meaning
English (west country): topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, a variant of Fenner, reflecting the voicing of f that was characteristic of southwestern dialects of Middle English.English: occupational name for a huntsman, from Old French veneo(u)r (Latin venator, a derivative of venari ‘to hunt’).Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone living by a pit, moor, or fen, from Venn + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from places called Venn or Venne.

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

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22,921 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,173 Military Records
2,256 Immigration Records
15,801 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Venner Families

  • Number of Venner families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Venner families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Venner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Venner Family Origin

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Venner Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Venner

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Venner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Venner census records

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Venner Civil War Service Records

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