Venner Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Penner, Denner, Jenner, Kenner, Fenner, Henner, Renner, Menner

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Venner Family Origin

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Venner Family Occupations

What did your Venner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venner. The most common Venner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Venner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Venner family was Organ Maker.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Organ Maker

    7%

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

Venner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Venner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Venner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Venner. For the veterans among your Venner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venner Life Expectancy

What is the average Venner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Venner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Venner in 1957 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venner 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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