Venters Family History

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Venters Name Meaning

English and Scottish: probably a nickname for a daring person, from Middle English aventurous ‘bold’, ‘venturesome’.

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

Similar surnames: Ventre, Fetters, Senters, Center, Venner, Senter, Vetter, Peters

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Venters Family Origin

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Venters Family Occupations

What did your Venters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Venters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Venters's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venters. A less common occupation for the Venters family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm

  • Keeping House


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

Venters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Venters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venters 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 806 immigration records available for the last name Venters. 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 Venters. For the veterans among your Venters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venters Life Expectancy

What is the average Venters lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Venters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Venters in 1948 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venters 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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