Vent Family History

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Vent Name Meaning

Dutch (de Vent): nickname from Middle Dutch vennoot, or veynoot ‘colleague’, ‘apprentice’, ‘mate’, ‘guy’. Czech: from a reduced form of the Italian personal name Bonaventura.

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

Similar surnames: Avent, Vento, Gent, Ent, Ventre, Sens, Kent, Bent, Vena, Lent

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Vent Family Origin

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Vent Family Occupations

What did your Vent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vent's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vent family was Sailor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vent.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Sailor


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

Vent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Vent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vent 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Vent. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vent. For the veterans among your Vent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vent Life Expectancy

What is the average Vent lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Vent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Vent in 1959 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vent 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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