Venier Family History
Venier Name Meaning
French: Norman variant of Guenier, from a Germanic personal name, Wanhari. Italian: from the personal name Venerio (from Latin Venerius), which became popular, especially in Venice, as a result of the cult of San Venerio. The surname is also found in Greece, mainly in the form Venieris and the patronymic derivatives Venierakis and Venieratos.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press