Venneman Family History

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Venneman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for a fen dweller (see Van Veen). Altered spelling of German Vennemann, a topographic name for someone who lived by a pit or bog (see Venn), or a habitational name for someone from a place called Venne, near Osnabrück.

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

Similar surnames: Veeneman, Vanneman, Hegeman, Henneman, Elleman, Danneman, Van Eman

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Venneman Family Origin

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Venneman Family Occupations

What did your Venneman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Venneman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Venneman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Clerks In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venneman. A less common occupation for the Venneman family was General Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Clerks In Dry Goods Store

  • General Merchant


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

Venneman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Venneman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venneman 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Venneman. 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 235 military records available for the last name Venneman. For the veterans among your Venneman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venneman Life Expectancy

What is the average Venneman lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Venneman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Venneman in 1966 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venneman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venneman 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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