Venegas Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Viegas, Banegas, Vega, Vences, Mangas, Keegan, Vanegas, Vegas

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Venegas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Venegas name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Venegas. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    31%

  • Spain

    20%

  • England & Wales

    12%

  • Portugal

    8%

  • France

    5%

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Venegas Family Origin

Where is the Venegas family from?

Venegas Family Occupations

What did your Venegas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Venegas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Venegas's were Laborers. Laborer and Works In Mine were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Venegas.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Works In Mine

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Venegas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Venegas Historical Records

What Venegas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Venegas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venegas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Venegas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 887 military records available for the last name Venegas. For the veterans among your Venegas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venegas Life Expectancy

What is the average Venegas lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Venegas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Venegas in 1945 was 21, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venegas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venegas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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